Comedy Classes


“The lynchpin for the growing comedy scene in New Orleans” –

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Our improv and sketch classes consist of 8 weekly, 2 hour sessions, and a recital show performed in front of an audience. We have 5 levels of improv classes for $225 each, 4 levels of sketch for $250 each, and frequent workshops on stand-up comedy and storytelling.

Check our FAQ for more information on TNM’s style, culture, and behavioral policies.

New Courses currently registering

LEVEL ONE IMPROV: Thursdays 6:00-8:00p, starting March 21st [sign-up until March 28th] 

WORKSHOP: Bobby Phillips Presents a Fictional Friends Workshop on Acting, Directing, and Game Synthesis – March 23rd, 2:00-4:00p -[sign-up]

FREE IMPROV FOR BUSINESS WORKSHOP: March 28th 6:00-7:00p [sign-up]

STAND-UP/STORYTELLING COURSE: Saturdays 4:00-6:00p starting April 13th [sign-up]

WEEKEND WARRIOR INTENSIVE: May 4th and 5th + May 11th and 12th
Class runs from 10:00a – 5:00p each day; class performers a show each night [sign-up]

Improv For Business

Looking for improv classes for your company? We do that too. 


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Improv comedy classes at The New Movement [deposit]












Improv comedy class at The New Movement [full]



All refund requests must be in writing. Students seeking a refund or a partial refund, should send an e-mail to the Conservatory Director ( as soon as they have decided to withdraw. Each refund request will be processed within 30 days of such request.

Refunds may be issued for courses upon student withdrawal under the following provisions: 8 Week Courses – A full refund of deposit/tuition (minus a $25 processing fee) is available only when withdrawal notification is received by noon (12pm) three business days prior to the start of the course. For example, refund requests for a Monday night class must be received by Wednesday at noon. Requests for Saturday or Sunday classes would have to be received by Tuesday at noon. – For withdrawal after the start of the first day of class, students will receive a refund of their tuition/deposit minus a $25 processing fee and a $50 administration fee. – For withdrawal after the start of the second day of class, students will receive 25% of their tuition/deposit. – After the third day of class, there are NO refunds of their tuition/deposit.