Our improv classes offer a dynamic and engaging experience for individuals looking to enhance their creativity, communication skills, and ability to think on their feet. Led by experienced instructors, our classes provide a supportive and collaborative environment where participants can explore the principles and techniques of improvisation. Through a series of fun exercises and games, students learn to embrace spontaneity, trust their instincts, and effectively collaborate with others. Improv classes not only foster quick thinking and adaptability, but they also encourage active listening, empathy, and effective teamwork. Participants develop a heightened sense of confidence as they gain the ability to confidently navigate unexpected situations and find creative solutions. Whether you’re an aspiring performer or simply looking to broaden your horizons, our improv classes offer a valuable opportunity for personal growth, self-expression, and a whole lot of laughter. Join us and discover the joy of improvisation!

Creatures of Impulse

Creatures of Impulse is an award-winning improv troupe founded right here in the City of Pleasanton, entering it’s 16th season! We specialize in long-form improv, telling full length stories in play or musical forms! We also offer Whose Line Is It Anyway style improv in our annual Face-Off show, facing off against other local improv teams.


Auditions take place every Summer for the following school year. Stay tuned for audition information for the 2024-25 Season!

In-Person Performances

As-If | A Totally Improvised ’90s Musical

Boo-yah! Creatures of Impulse presents their annual musical, taking us back to the 1990’s. Teens in this show talk about overalls, grunge, sega genesis, and more in a show that’s guaranteed to be all that and a bag of chips.

May 16-18, 2024

Every night at 7:30, with a bonus matinee at 2:00pm on Saturday

Purchase Tickets Here!

Improv Classes

Interested in improv? Learn more about improv the Creatures of Impulse way! We offer courses for Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers that start with a foundation of “Yes, And…” working your way up to musical improv!

Improv Phase Classes

All experience levels welcome!

Phase III

In this phase of Middle School Improv classes, we will be putting more focus into long form improv, telling full-length stories by using the story structure. We will also be playing games that focus on long term story-telling and yes-anding offers given to you! There will be a culminating performance during the final class!

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Middle School