Having such a great time in class that you want more? Dig into some of these recommended resources to supplement your comedy education.



  • Curtis Retherford on framing, game, and justification
  • improv4humans Matt Besser of UCB hosts a rotating cast of himself + 3 improvisers as they discuss current events or personal matters and perform improvised, audio only scenes
  • Comedy Bang Bang – Scott Aukerman hosts an interview style character improv show in which different comedians and improvisers join Scott to discuss anything under the sun – everything that is said and done on the show is completely improvised and the entire show is structured to engage a prepared character in uncertain circumstances
  • Stormchaser The Podcast Anatasha Blakely, Travis Cox, and Andrew Pish of UCB/Second City/iO West, host a series of discussions regarding the world of improv – rotating between episodes of interviews with veteran improvisers from all over the country, improv terminology (mini episodes), and game tape breakdowns (where they watch back and critique their own improv performances)
  • Exploring Improv Andy Barrett hosts a series of interviews with improv teachers from all over the country discussing all things improv; from improv techniques, to teaching styles, to different exercises, and beyond, this is a fantastic resource for diving into the minds of your favorite instructors
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Other Advice:

  • Get as many reps as you can!
  • Ask your instructor for recommendations on books, podcasts, movies, etc.
  • Have FUN!


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Other Advice:

  • Form writing groups with your classmates and friends.
  • Ask other comics who their favorite comedians to watch are.
  • See live comedy as much as you can. When you can’t see it in person, stream it.


Wednesday Open Mic
7:30pm start
Submit your name for a 5-minute spot here. Advanced mic placement is not guaranteed due to high volume of submissions. Please check DCC social media on Tuesday night to see if you got a spot.
Eighteen (18) 3-minute spots available first come, first served. Sign up at 7:15.

Sunday Open Mic
4:00pm start
Sign up in-person at 3:30pm.
Mic ends promptly at 6:30pm most weeks depending on the club’s evening programming.