SIX Week Course | Adults Only (16+)

Monday evenings 6-8:00pm

FEB. 26 – APRIL 1

Experience the transformative nature of group play. Cheryl draws on Viola Spolin’s theater game tradition, using techniques she learned from Gary Austin (LA, Groundlings) and Michael Gellman (Chicago, Second City).

Have fun with original exercises that guide you in this experience of pure spontaneity, creativity, and collaboration. Learn to trust your impulses, to find ease in not knowing, and to collaborate with others in the creation of moment-to-moment theater pieces.

*No experience necessary.

Prerequisite: None

Schedule: 6 sessions (once a week for 6 weeks)

Class Length: 2 hours (12 hours total)

Class Size: maximum 16

Tuition: $160

Cheryl King’s improvisation classes are well-known to students across the US – from NYC to LA. She assisted Gary Austin (founder of the Groundlings, LA) in his workshops for most of the early 2000’s and has experience in both long and short-form improv. Her teaching style reflects her acting and playwriting experience. To learn more about Cheryl King visit

Cheryl is an incredible director/acting coach. She is able to pull a performance out of you that you never even knew was in you. -Jeffrey Bigger, VP, Bas Bleu Theatre Company, Ft. Collins, CO

Cheryl is a master. A master coach, master director, master storyteller. She’s even a master at being human and understanding human behavior.-Marlene Nichols, Co-producer of the monthly L.A. based storytelling show STRONG WORDS.

Thank you again for your marvelous pu pu platter of profound experience, personal brilliance & deep teacherly kindness; I gained a great deal from just four classes.” -Ms. K.


Artaluma is a non-profit organization

COSTS: Our greatest hope is to keep ARTALUMA’s class fees affordable with donations/grants/sponsorships from our community. Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the Imagination Foundation for the Arts Tax ID #20-1867951