Rhode Island Improv Comedy Theater

Come see a show.
Have a drink.
It’s Fun to have Fun.

 

Jan 09 - Feb 27

Level 1 - Improv Basics

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Our next Level 1 class begins on Wednesday, January 9th and runs through February 27th

Here is where it all starts! This 8-week class is designed to teach you the core concepts of improv including agreement, pattern and basic scene work. Students will learn how to work from the top of their intelligence to make choices that will become the building blocks of great scenes. Within a highly supportive and positive environment, students will explore and practice the core skills of improvisation. At Wage House, we strongly believe anyone can improvise, so this class is for everyone! Learn the fundamentals of improv and practice getting up on stage. Improv is great for anyone wanting to be a better performer, have more communication tools, work on public speaking, or just have fun! At the end of the class, you and your classmates will perform as a team in your very own show.

This course runs for 8 weeks, and each class is 3 hours long.

Please be advised this class will include some light to moderate physical activity.  Participants must be at least 16 years old.

Jan 25

Level 3 Student Showcase and Improv Jones

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wage House is delighted to present our Level 3 Student Showcase!! These students have recently completed our Level 3 class and are ready to show off their amazing improv skills! Come support our wonderful students as they take the stage! Enjoy the night with a drink from our bar while laughing at our hilarious students as they create a show based on audience suggestions!

And don’t miss Improv Jones!  They’re Rhode Island’s longest running improv troupe (since 1992 y’all!) performing monthly at AS220.  They’re appearing on our stage for one night only and this local favorite is not one to be missed!  

Runs: Thursday at 8pm [ Doors open 7pm ] Run time: 60 min

Come early and have a drink in our lounge! 

Cost: $5.00

*All tickets paid for at the door. 

Cash or Credit accepted. 

Jan 26

3-Dimensional Character Workshop-**SOLD OUT!**

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

3-Dimensional Character Workshop with Kristina Stapelfeld
**This workshop is currently sold out!  We apologize for any inconvenience, we will start a wait list for the workshop.  If interested, email wagehousetheater@gmail.com, thank you!**

Kristina has been a performer at ImprovBoston’s Harold Night since 2015, teaches long-form improv at the ImprovBoston Comedy School and is also a member of the team Dangerfield. Kristina believes the most important elements of great improv are active listening and commitment to your character. In this workshop, we’ll explore a variety of ways to make even the strangest characters believable, making it easier for you to commit harder and create a stronger scene.
*Some prior improv experience required (completion of L1 or higher at Wage House or another training program).  Some light to moderate physical activity is involved.
Cost: $40 

Feb 01

Wage House's 2nd Anniversary Celebration! (Friday Show)

8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Cost: $10.00 
 Wage House is celebrating our 2nd Anniversary!  Join us for a very special evening full of laughs, nostalgia and warm fuzzy feelings with Kate & Casey and Them’s Fightin’ Nerds! 

Wage House founders Kate Teichman and Casey Calderiso return to the stage to celebrate with their signature show!  They were the first team to perform on the Wage House stage and no matter if you’re seeing them for the first time or the 20th this is a night you won’t want to miss!  You never know what worlds they will create or characters they will breathe life into from a flirty squirrel to soldiers taking a day off from battle to a daughter reluctantly joining her mother’s dysfunctional Book Club.  Kate & Casey keeps you on the edge of your seat!

Them’s Fightin’ Nerds  is Wage House’s first ever house team, comprised of students who have graduated from our improv training program!  Their monthly show has quickly become an audience favorite and it’s no surprise!  Their collective brains are razor sharp and primed to deliver big laughs!

Feb 02

Wage House's 2nd Anniversary Celebration! (Saturday Show)

8:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Cost: $10.00 
 Wage House is celebrating our 2nd Anniversary! Join us for a very special evening full of laughs, warm fuzzy feelings and special guests galore!

To help us celebrate this milestone we welcome very special guest, Amy Pontes! Amy has over 15 years under her belt in the improv world. So, don’t ask her to memorize anything, ever. She can be heard every weekday on Lite Rock 105 and Saturday nights with her Wicked Awesome 80’s Show. Amy will be joining us onstage as our guest monologist for the evening, providing personal stories from her life that will provide inspiration for the improvised scenes to follow!

Wage House founders Kate Teichman and Casey Calderiso return to the stage to celebrate with their signature show! They were the first ever team to perform on the Wage House stage and no matter if you’re seeing them for the first time or the 20th this is a night you won’t want to miss! You never know what worlds they will create or characters they will breathe life into from a flirty squirrel to soldiers taking a day off from battle to a daughter reluctantly joining her mother’s dysfunctional Book Club. Kate & Caseykeeps you on the edge of your seat!

What else could this night need you ask?!?! Ummmm, how about MORE special guests! Kate and Casey will be joined onstage by their super talented friends who also happen to teach improv classes at Wage House.Schooled will perform an improv form called the Armando, a series of scenes inspired by monologues performed spontaneously by Amy Pontes.

Wage House is a Rhode Island improv comedy theater located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island offering fun-filled shows every Friday at 8pm. Our shows are high energy, smart, funny, and unscripted so you’ll never see the same show twice. The venue has a bar and light snacks so come early to enjoy the lounge area! Bring a date, a group of friends or plan a work outing, admission is only $5! We strive to offer you an amazing and intimate experience from the moment you walk in the door. Our intimate black box theater just outside of Providence Rhode Island allows for every seat to be the best seat in the house. We also offer an eclectic and unique craft beer list, and we are a verified venue on Untappd! Kate Teichman and Casey Regan have trained at Improv Olympic and Upright Citizens Brigade and performed in the Del Close Marathon, Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, Providence Improv Festival, Hartford Improv Festival and many more. We also offer improv classes and improv workshops that will push and challenge you to become a better actor and improviser. Whether you are an experienced performer looking to advance your skills or a beginner looking to have fun and meet new people, our improv classes and improv workshops are a great opportunity to learn! Our mission is to provide a great night out for our patrons where they will experience top notch entertainment for an affordable price. We strive to be a great place to visit in the Providence Rhode Island area and bring great opportunities for people to learn improv and comedy in Rhode Island. Please contact us with any questions about our improv shows and improv classes, we are happy to chat with you!

WAGE HOUSE

Wage House is an improv comedy theater located in Pawtucket offering fun-filled shows every Friday at 8pm. Our shows are high energy, smart, and unscripted so you'll never see the same show twice. The venue has a bar and light snacks so come early to enjoy the lounge area!

Lorraine Mills, Pawtucket, RI