Fallout Theater logo Web

Improv Grad School (Mondays)

with Michael Jastroch

March 18th – May 6th

6:30pm – 8:30pm


Out of stock


Advanced study for an advanced student of improv comedy (that’s you!)

This eight-week-long master class focuses on the fundamentals of two-person scene work, the basis for all compelling long-form improv. This course is open to intermediate to advanced improvisers. Perfect for experienced improvisers looking for a rigorous refresher or improv nerds with some shows under their belt interested in a fresh perspective or challenge. Topics will be wide-ranging and cover creating compelling characters, active relationships, space work, “organic” vs. premise play, games and heightening, and more with plenty of practice and individual feedback. 

The course will be held at Fallout Theater, located at 616 Lavaca St in downtown Austin, and will consist of 8 weekly classes from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Prerequisite: Level 2 or higher at an established improv school


  • Tuition is $250 and is due by the first day of class.
  • Payment plans are available. If you would like to inquire about a payment plan please email classes@fallouttheater.com.
  • Refunds available only during the first week of class. To request a refund please email classes@fallouttheater.com.


MICHAEL JASTROCH is a comedic actor, writer, and improv instructor, formerly based out of Austin, TX, and presently living his “Van Life” dream of traveling the country and working out of Walmart parking lots. 

As one of the founders of ColdTowne Theater and a member of the seminal improv groups ColdTowne and The Frank Mills, Michael has won several awards for his work, including “Best Comedy Group” in the Austin Chronicle Reader’s Poll and the B. Iden Payne Award for “Outstanding Improv Ensemble.” His improv and sketch comedy podcast Victrola! was named one of Austin’s “Best Comedy Podcasts” and nominated by Austin Chronicle readers as one of the city’s best comedy groups.

Michael has taught improv comedy for the last seventeen years and has been nominated and won “Best Improv Teacher” and “Best Improv Coach” a whole bunch. He’s taught his improv workshops all over the country, including at the Magnet Theater in NYC, the Oberlin College Improv Festival, The Oklahoma Improv Festival, the Phoenix Improv Festival, The Dallas Comedy Fest, The Alaska State Improv Fest, and the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival in Chapel Hill. 


This class is limited to 12 students, so reserve your spot now!

Add Your Heading Text Here

Join our Mailing list!

Get updates on upcoming shows, classes, and more!