About: OC Crazies

Theater and School

Sketch ● Improv ● Standup Comedy ● Character Development ● Comedy Writing


(Most Workshops Include a Graduation Showcase Performance)

AUDITIONS FOR SKETCH COMEDY (AND IMPROV) CAST:   Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The OC Crazies is rebooting its famed sketch comedy shows and is seeking strong comedic actors with improv skills.  It is also seeking comedy writers, techs, and stage crew.  All ages from teens to senior citizens are welcome. No pay, but great experience and exposure as well as lots of fun. Come prepared to improvise, cold read a sketch (side) and present any characters you have. YOU MUST CALL OR EMAIL TO RESERVE AN AUDITION SLOT.

Feel free to call 714-550-9890 Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or email anytime: assistant@occrazies.com with questions and to set up an audition time. The new Sketch Comedy Shows will be Friday and Saturday nights once a month for a 3-month run. Rehearsals TBA.

ALL IMPROV COMEDY CLASS – ALL LEVELS: Tuesday/Thursday, starting October 16, 2018.  4 weeks-8 sessions. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Class size limited. This class rounds out the series on the 8th session with a showcase graduation show.

STAND UP COMEDY CLASS: Starts Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Wednesdays for 6 weeks – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Learn how to write and crisply deliver solid material. Class limited to 6 students. Stand up graduation showcase performance immediately following. Taking Enrollment now! Sign up now! 

INTRO TO STAND UP COMEDY WRITING. All day Saturday, November 10, 2018. Class size is limited. YOU MUST CALL 714 550-9890 TO ENROLL. Learn some great stand up comedy writing secrets. It is not just how you deliver your set, it is the material you put together to present it! Learn some of the tricks  to writing hard-hitting and memorable material. Class limited to 6 students. It fills up quickly.

LITTLE CRAZIES: Improv one-day Boot Camp: Saturday, November 24, 2018 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Children’s workshops are for youngsters between the ages of 8-17. Lots of fun exercises to enhance imagination, team play, and confidence. Class is limited to 6 youngsters.




During the past 28 years, the Orange County Crazies has become an enviable institution as it remains the longest-running and most prominent organization of its kind in the county of Orange. Based in Santa Ana, California, the O.C. Crazies  school and  the quality of its classes are unmatched; its student performances crowd-pleasing. Since its inception, it has garnered stellar reviews and a number of awards for its original and creative works, as well as for its unparalleled school of comedy. In addition to the OC Crazies lively 78-seat theater at the De Pietro Performance Center, Santa Ana, Calif., the Crazies also now offers a screening room, as well, for fledgling filmmakers who need an affordable venue to show their works.

The Orange County Crazies offers classes in both Improv Comedy and Stand-up Comedy in addition to classes on how to write sketch comedy and how to create and develop original characters. Classes include one-day workshops and also evening six-week and eight-week (once weekly) courses often culminating in a graduation performance showcase. Children’s workshops are also available.

The De Pietro Performance Center is also available to rent for shows, classes, special events and concerts to those in the theatrical, music and arts communities, and also to businesses for presentations, seminars and award ceremonies.

OC Crazies offers gift cards in any amount.  A lively class is the perfect gift for a child, relative or friend!

Call (714) 550-9890 or email assistant@occrazies.com for more information. You may also call 714 550-9900.

For Improv classes for the business professional please visit: http://www.execuprov.com