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Save the Date: June 2 and End the Year Laughing! 4pm at The Improv!

Catch these awesome CP Comics Sunday, June 2 4p at The Improv!  Get your tix now!  Enter Promo Code: CPP for $3 off! ALL ages welcome! Family fun! Start the summer LAUGHING with Comedy Playground awesome teen and pre-teen comics!https://www.ticketweb.com/event/comedy-playground-hollywood-improv-the-main-room-tickets/9382185?pl=hollyimprov

2019 Summer Fun & Funnies coming your way!

Summer is right around the corner! We have some super fun opportunities for on site sessions coming your way! Interested in a comedy camp? Idea for a birthday party?  How to develop your very own routine? Comedy Playground is coming to you! Please email susanna@comedyplayground.com for info on how to book your fun-time summer time […]

Save the Date! October 28th 5pm Pre-Halloween Comedy SHOW at The Improv in Hollywood!

Sunday, October 29th at 5pm featuring our amazing Comedy Playground current comic participants and Comedy Playground grad guests! Tix into will be posted avail on line as well as the box office day of! Check back, but SAVE THE DATE!! 🙂

Save the Date! May 20th 5pm in “Comedy Blossoms!” at The Improv!

We are so excited to share our current Spring youth Comedy Playground Combo class culmination! See our amazing CP Comics & Friends in “Comedy Blossoms!” May 20th at The Improv in Hollywood! Amazing Teen & Pre-teen talent! Pre-sales tickets available at: http://hollywood.improv.com Tickets $13/2 item in show room. Promo code: CPP gets you $3.00 off door entrance […]

January Article: The Wrath of The Honking Dragons in The Teen Mentor!

In a hurry? Feel like there are never enough moments in the day? Here are some humor tips and more on how to chillax, laugh, and how conquer the wrath of the honking dragons. Written by Comedy Playground Founder, Susanna Spies. Enjoy, and feel free to pass along! Susanna is a monthly mentor contributing writer […]

Congrats Comics – What a show! LAUGHS UNLIMITED at The Improv Giant thanks to all that came to support!

What an amazing show we had, and thank you to all that came to the packed house! Stay tuned for more funnies coming up and HUGE congrats to our comics; Wyatt McClure, Walker Satterwhite, John LevisFitzgerald, Adrian Alvarez, Dylan Owens, Allison Nordahl, Dhruva Nair and William Banner!

Feb Article in The Teen Mentor, By Susanna Spies

Be sure to check out the monthly articles with tips, how to’s and more from Comedy Playground’s Susanna Spies! Below is the article that encompasses 5 steps on finding humor and shifting your perspective. https://theteenmentor.com/2017/02/15/what-you-see-is-not-always-what-you-get-by-susanna-spies/ More info can be found at: http://www.theteenmentor.com

New Digs, New Session, New Funnies – Spring into Laughs 2017 Currently Enrolling!

SPRING INTO LAUGHTER! CURRENTLY ENROLLING TEENS/PRE-TEENS – SAVE YOUR SPOT! Comedy Playground Classes – NEW LOCATION! We are thrilled to announce our new location for our Spring term at the BEAUTIFUL ANC ENTERTAINMENT CAMPUS: 611 South Glenwood Place, Burbank CA 91506. Close to shops, theaters, tons of restaurants, Disney, Warner Brothers and more! Please see […]

Rising Up with HA’s! Published in The Teen Mentor Jan13, 2017

Be sure to see the new article within the Monthly Mentor segment of The Teen Mentor! Published today: “Rising Up with HA’s!” is the featured article talking about the new year, and how to bring in some funnies in places you’d least suspect by Comedy Playground’s, Susanna Spies! Rising up with HA’s – Published today, […]

Susanna Spies – Monthly Mentor with The Teen Mentor and New Articles Each Month!

Check it out! Founder, Susanna Spies is super honored to be part of a Monthly Mentor series within The Teen Mentor http://www.theteenmentor.com providing amazing opportunities, thoughts, and experiences for teens. Alongside a list of amazing authors, speakers, teachers, facilitators and artists, Spies will provide a monthly published article of personal anecdotes and how to’s tools […]

Save the Date! Sunday February 19th 4pm!

Happy New Year! Our Winter Combo Session is underway! We will look forward in celebrating our amazing Comedians and YOU on Sunday, Feb 19th 4pm at The World Famous Hollywood Improv! This will be an afternoon of NON STOP funnies featuring our CP current class comedians performing Improvisation, Stand up, and will also welcome CP […]

See Founder Susanna Spies Speaking at World Muse Video release!

Comedy Playground Founder & President Susanna Spies was honored to be a presenter at the World Muse Conference in Bend, Oregon! Amongst some of the most amazing innovators, leaders, educators, and executives who shared, inspired, and united together towards positive change! http://musemagazine.org/?p=2815

The Humor Activist (HA!) Launch!

We are very excited to announce The Humor Activist (HA!) a Division of Comedy Playground, providing corporate connectivity, speech writing, public speaking, and team building programs. So, whether you are shy and dreading how to give that wedding  toast, present at your company’s annual retreat, or clink your glass to honor a recent graduate, HA! programs can help […]

AWARDED BEST INNOVATIVE COMEDY PROGRAM OF 2015!

http://losangelesca.losangelesca.awardsystem.org/PressReleaseub.aspx?cc=DEL-ZR96-8H77 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comedy Playground Receives 2015 Los Angeles Award Los Angeles Award Program Honors the Achievement LOS ANGELES March 11, 2015 — Comedy Playground has been selected for the 2015 Los Angeles Award in the Innovative Education / Comedy Programs category by the Los Angeles Award Program. Each year, the Los […]

What Some Stand Up Students are Sayin’….

Here are some more words from students themselves who have learned stand up with Instructor/Owner of Comedy Playground: Susanna Spies “I had always had an interest in doing Stand-Up.  But it wasn’t until I met Susanna that I got the confidence and the skills to get up on stage and make a room full of […]

AMAZING show March 1 4pm at The Improv! CP comics & Special Guests!!

We are in full bloom with a stellar Comedy Playground Combo class, and can’t wait to share the funnies at the WORLD FAMOUS HOLLYWOOD IMPROV Sunday, March 1 4pm!! Join a cast of HILARIOUS Comedy Playground comics and improvisors with SPECIAL GUESTS!!! You never know who may pop in!!! Just sayin’! 🙂

Laughter is universal. Comedy impacts all.

Over the summer, I was honored to go to the incredible International Camp: Seeds of Peace, in Otisfield Maine. There, nestled in the deep beautiful pines and amidst crystal blue waters, blanketed by delicious Maine air, were over 100 brave, strong, vibrant students from: Afghanistan, Israel, Egypt, Palestine, India, Pakistan, Jordan, UK, US and more. Upon […]

Piece about Seeds of Peace with Comedy Playground

Hi friends! Many of you have asked how the trip has been going, and there are so few words to even know how to find to describe this incredibly profound experience at Seeds of Peace! I had the honor of teaching comedy  programs for youth from: Afghanistan, Palestine, Pakistan, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, UK, and the […]

Turn up the Peace. Comedy Playground Founder to Seeds of Peace

Comedy Playground President and Founder Susanna Spies, will be going to Seeds of Peace to provide programs for international campers. Programs will be provided with the mission to bridge relationships, build communication, and find a means to embrace through the one UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE known by all: laughter. Peace and love to all. May peace prevail! […]

Comedy Playground Winter Sessions Currently Enrolling!

Comedy Playground is currently enrolling for WINTER COMEDY COMBO sessions! Limited spots!!  WINTER Dates: October 26 – December 7th! Ending show at the world famous Hollywood Improv! This combo class incorporates BOTH Improv AND Stand up, all culminating into a live show to share with friends, family on the wold famous stage! Class location: Working […]

BACK TO SCHOOL – Fall & Winter Sessions Now Registering!

Start the school year with laughter and smiles! Comedy Playground is currently open for registration for FALL and WINTER sessions! Comedy Playground is currently open to enroll for our COMBO CLASS filled with comedy fun! Stand up, Improv all ending in a LIVE SHOW at the world famous Hollywood Improv!: FALL SEMESTER: September 7 – […]

Special Guests to hit the Improv stage with Comedy Playground Comics!

Ever dream of sharing the stage with one of your favorite comedians? Have you seen a live show where you have wondered what it must feel like to be on a stage and doing stand up? Well, here’s your chance! Comedy Playground has had the pleasure having several name comics guest appear on shows, come […]

Currently Enrolling! Comedy classes start up: April 27th!! Register now to save your spot!

Come and learn stand up comedy and improvisation in our Combo class and start the new year laughing! This 6 week class will meet on Sundays from 11am-2pm, and will culminate into a live performance at the Hollywood Improv on June 1st at 5pm! Please email: susanna@comedyplayground.com to learn about how to register, location class […]

Comedians (Secretly) Rule the World

The job of “Comedian” has been around for a lot longer than the term “Comedian” has even existed.  We see in countless literary examples, from Greek Classics to Shakespeare to Agatha Christie, there exists an irreplaceable Jester, or “Fool” character, who is often smarter than the Aristocracy that he (or she) works for.  The Fool, […]

Upcoming Class Info

Summer’s over soon, start the fall laughing with Comedy Playground teen comedy at the Improv! Currently enrolling combo classes both stand up and improv at the world-famous Hollywood Improv. Promotional discount offered by August 30, 2013. Please email susanna@comedyplayground.com. Fall classes Sundays 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Improvisation AND Stand up September 8, 2013 – October […]

Comedy Playground has afforded me the opportunity of a lifetime.

I was a student in some of the first Comedy Playground classes and now I’m thrilled to be a teaching assistant/intern and help out whenever possible (Teenagers aren’t normally the most open or expressive people and it’s so gratifying to watch/help them realize they’re free to express their opinions and feelings and learn turn those […]

You should seriously take this class

“So much of my life is memorizing patterns. Remember this date, this formula, this rule, this social convention… I feel like my entire education is trying to squish me into a socially acceptable mould from which creativity cannot escape. Comedy Playground allows me to throw off the shackles of decorous behavior and act freely on […]

Takes real pride in being a part of something larger than herself

“Comedy Playground is an outstanding program offering both Stand-up and Improvisational comedy instruction taught by amazing, professional teachers who give 100% of themselves to the teens. My daughter started with Comedy Playground when she was 13. She is 16 now and it has become a big part of her life. Comedy Playground provides a supportive […]

New-found self-esteem and purpose

“Comedy Playground has provided a secure, fun, and challenging environment for our daughter to develop her talent as a stand-up comic and to learn the technical aspects of comedy and improvisational performance.  We have watched her, over the course of several shows, grow from a shy introverted teen to an ambitious, confident and excited go […]

I applaud your program…

“Thank you for your efforts with the children in the California community. Your program and “you” in particular have improved their pre-teen and teen, self-esteem, their confidence, speaking ability and their interest in the arts! Your program has unleashed their connection with their inner feelings and made them more aware or others irregardless of age! […]

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