The Orange County Crazies stands with the community in recognizing that Black Lives Matter as well as social justice, inclusion and diversity. We are anti-racist. We also stand with the community in showing love and compassion toward those who have suffered from the Covid-19 crisis. Our biggest wish for all our students and patrons is that each of you find laughter in every day, because it’s there somewhere….

*Please note that our organization, like so many others in the arts, is honoring the stay-at-home order. We do have online classes, however, through Zoom.


Over the past 30 years, the Orange County Crazies has become an enviable institution as it remains the longest-running and most prominent organization of it’s 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 are range from weekly six-sessions to one-day weekend classes. Graduation performances follow each class.  All classes and performances are held in Santa Ana at the De Pietro Performance Center’s 78-seat, black-box theater.

UPCOMING SHOW: Friday, July 17, 2020 – 4 p.m. via Zoom- Tickets $10. Email assistant@occrazies.com for tix and link

Introducing, Guy “The Joker” Nelson. Born and raised in sunny Southern California, Guy has dabbled in musical theater, but don’t let those sweet dimples fool you! He’s got the jokes! And he’s not afraid to use them! His father is also an amazing stand-up comic so the apple sure doesn’t fall far from the tree!”

No stranger to the stage, Weston Bagley, has done several stage plays in leading roles, his own one-man improv comedy show and is now taking his comedic genius to the stand up stage!


Don’t miss out on Guy & Weston’s Premier Comedy Performance! These two are taking the comedy scene by storm! They’re young, crazy, hip, and way funnier than someone should be at that age – check out their online performance coming soon on July 17, 2020 at 4 p.m. Tix: $10.

Contact: assistant@occrazies for tix and link


THE KICK OFF OF THE “Crazie Killer Comedy” series

DATE: TBD (updates coming soon) – See the Hilarious CHARLIE TWICHEL – In his own one-man, one-hour stand-up comedy show. Warm-up act TBA. Tix: $15


NEW! Online Classes

Standup Comedy Writing

Saturday, July 18, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

Tuition $60 – Class Size Limited

Stand Up Comedy – 6 Session Series

Tuesdays & Thursday

Starting July 21 – August 6, 2020

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

A graduation show will be held once quarantine restrictions are lifted. If the quarantine is lifted prior to July 21, the class may be held at the theater.

Tuition $375 – Class Size Limited to 4 Students


“Little Crazies” new workshop and performance series will start soon. It runs every other Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. over seven lively sessions. Children will learn the many basics and “rules and tools” of improv comedy during these fast-paced five-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. This session is for children 10-13 years of age.

*Class size is limited to 6 students.
Please contact assistant@occrazies.com for more information or call 714 550-9890 for more info



Can you make the cut?
Do you have $6.00?

THEN THE “Crazies killer Comedy” Program is for YOU!!

If you are a talented comic who is tired of playing clubs or venues where you are lucky to get a 5-minute set; forced to play to audiences who are chatting away while you try to perform;  or waiting for hours to do your set, the program above might be the answer for you! [READ MORE]

TICKETS TO ALL SHOWS $15. We take all major credit cards, checks and cash.
EMAIL: assistant@occrazies.com OR CALL: (714) 550-9890 with your ticket request and for processing.

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 714 550-9900. email assistant@occrazies.com for more information.
For Improv classes for the business professional please visit: http://www.execuprov.com

The OC Crazies are proud members of Arts OC & OC Theater Guild