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Birmingham's Best Professional Improvisational Theatre Company

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Extemporaneous Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Douglas O'Neil, Jr. and Dr. Julie Steward are returning to Samford to teach another offering of ETC's original course PD 270-00: Improvisation and Comedy for Beginners as part of the Academy of the Arts at Samford University! This Professional Development course is worth 1.4 CEUs, and is the best value in improv training in Birmingham! See the details here!

Take the full seven week course for just $195.00!
Check out our FEATURED CLIP!!

A hippo with a weight problem (Daniel Martin) visits with his weight loss counselor (Douglas
O'Neil, Jr.) to discuss his problems in Daniel Martin's original sketch, As I Lay Hungry.
Check out our former Featured Clips on our YouTube Channel!


About us...

The Extemporaneous Theatre Company, founded in 2008, is a repertory-style company comprised of professional artists in theatre, comedy, and a variety of sub specialties. Our goal is multi-faceted:
  • to provide the Birmingham Metropolitan community with quality improvised theatre
  • to work with other artists to bolster the art of live theatre in our community
  • to offer quality improvisational training workshops to students, the community, and corporations, and
  • to have a mighty good time doing it!
In 2013, Extemporaneous Theatre Company was acquired by ETC Productions - an Alabama Nonprofit Corporation. Through ETC Productions, The Extemporaneous Theatre Company is currently seeking 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

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