Who We Are

Over the past 31 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.

The Orange Crazies offers classes in Improv, Stand-up, Sketch Comedy, and workshops for how to develop Original Characters, well as writing classes. Courses range from weekly sessions to one-day weekend classes. Graduation performances follow each class series.  With restrictions lifted, the OC Crazies will conduct all classes and shows on-site at The De Pietro Performance Center in Santa Ana at its 78-seat, black-box theater. Various classes are still available online, as well as one-on-one private coaching.


The Orange Crazies offers classes in Improv, Stand-up, Sketch Comedy, and workshops on how to develop Original Characters, well as various writing classes. Courses range from weekly sessions (4-6 six sessions) to one-day weekend classes. And many of them are still available online via Zoom.  


BELOW IS OUR CLASS SCHEDULE

(Live at The De Pietro Performance Center pending lifted restrictions) include the following.

We are currently taking enrollment

STANDUP COMEDY WRITING

  • Adults: Two-day course: Saturday June 28, 2021– 9 A.M. – NOON and Saturday, July 10, 2021–9 A.M. to NOON. Class size is limited to 6 students. Tuition: $295.
  • Children’s Stand Up Comedy class (8-13 years of age) – Tuesdays and Thursdays starting August 7, 2021 – 3:30 to 5 p.m. for 3 weeks culminating in a graduation show (live at the De Pietro Performance Center in September) or via Zoom. Tuition: $325

ALL IMPROV – LIVE AT THE THEATER

  • Four session course: Friday evenings: July 16, 23,- August 6, 13, 20 and 27 – 2021 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • LIVE at the De Pietro Performance Center in Santa Ana.
  • Class limited to 6 students. Tuition: $375. Learn from exercises and drills during this highly interactive and fun course. Our focus is being fast on your feet. Graduation show the last session, live at the theater.

SKETCH COMEDY WRITING

Fridays October 2, 9, 10, 23, 2021, from 9 to noon – Class size is limited to 6 students. Tuition: $475


LIL’ CRAZIES

Lil’ Crazies new workshop and performance series will start at the De Pietro Performance Center in the spring pending Covid-19 restrictions. This boot camp is for youngsters 8 to 13 years of age. Children will learn the many basics and “rules and tools” of improv comedy during these fast-paced three-hour sessions. At the end of this series, the youngsters will stage a live performance giving them the opportunity to showcase (before a live audience) what they’ve learned. We plan on this series running each Saturday morning starting October 9 for six subsequent Saturdays. Enroll now. Tuition: $525. Limited to 6 students.

Please access the links on our home page for more information for each listed class. You may also contact assistant@occrazies.com or 714 550-9890 for more information on classes and to register for the class.


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