Private Advanced Character Class with Mike O’Keeffe

Online & On-site Learning

30 - 45 minute lessons

Ages: 12+

Instructor: Mike O’Keeffe


Did you ever watch an improv or sketch comedy show and think, “How the heck did they come up with that amazing character?” By having a conversation, that’s how! In a comedy scene or a comedic conversation, when all eyes are focused on you do you know what to say next? Learn from someone who has been doing THIS TYPE of comedy for 25 years!

Taught by accomplished improviser, Mike O’Keeffe, this one-on-one advanced character class, will deepen students’ improv skills, focusing primarily on characters and relationships. Focused study on building honest and believable characters through believable conversation. Class exercises are geared toward gaining confidence, making bold creative choices, and developing students’ own voices as improvisers.

  • 30 minute lesson – $40
  • 45 minute lesson – $60
  • 60 minute lesson – $80

For registration and more information, please email [email protected] 

Not eligible for discounts

While not required, the Count Basie Center Academy of the Arts strongly encourages students to wear masks while on premises.*

*CDC / state guidance subject to change.