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This drop-in class combines elements of both “long form” and “short form” improvisation; focusing on truthful, relationship-based scene work.Chicago City Limits alumnus Carl Kissin and SNI producer Tom Soter offer advanced techniques for improvised comedy. Geared for students with previous improv or acting experience, but beginners are welc

$30
W.   Sep 24th, 6:30pm
Advanced
Wednesday September 24 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday October 1 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday October 8 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday October 15 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday October 22 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday October 29 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday November 5 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday November 12 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday November 19 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday November 26 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday December 3 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday December 10 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
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This course is an ongoing drop-in class that focuses on how to create improvised scenes and stories. Students are taught the basics of good scene work in a supportive environment. "Our design department's Improv 'theory and practice' sessions with Tom Soter were a remarkable experience for all of us. Over a two week period, the New York Design

$25
M.   Sep 22nd, 7pm
All levels
Monday September 22 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday September 29 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 6 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 20 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 27 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 3 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 10 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 17 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 24 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 1 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 8 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 15 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 22 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 29 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
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Learn how to 'Say Yes to Saying Yes'! Initiate scenes, build on scene partner's suggestions and build a foundation in scene creating. This class focuses on the basics of comedic improvisation. Students learn how to initiate scenes, build upon their scene partners' offers, and create scenes with a solid foundation.Topics covered include:Agreement (

$350
T.   Sep 23rd - Nov 11th, 6:30pm
Beginner

Join our class and learn from Carol Schindler, a founding member of the highly acclaimed Chicago City Limits improv troupe and a former student of improv legends Del Close (SECOND CITY) and Paul Sills (THE COMPASS PLAYERS) teaches a four-hour improv intensive for advanced improvisers.

$60
Sa.   Oct 11th, 1pm
All levels
Saturday October 11 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
Saturday November 8 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
Saturday December 13 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
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An ongoing drop-in class, for anyone who wants a quick tour of the improv world. The class, for all levels, features performers from the cast of Sunday Night Improv. You can do scenes with veteran improv—and then stay and see them perform in Sunday Night Improv!Class fee includes a ticket to that night's performance of SNI.

$10
Su.   Sep 28th, 5:30pm
All levels
Sunday September 28 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday October 5 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday October 12 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday October 19 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday October 26 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday November 2 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday November 9 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday November 16 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday November 23 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday November 30 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday December 7 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday December 14 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday December 21 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday December 28 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
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This class introduces students to the fundamentals of improvisation. Through exercises and games, students will learn the basic skills of improv and have fun developing their spontaneity, playfulness, imagination, and confidence. Improv is an essential skill for any actor, and it’s a useful one for life, as well. No experience necessary.

$325
Su.   Oct 5th - Nov 23rd, 2:30pm
Beginner

Improv 404 focuses on successfully using genre in performance. Genre parody is common in sketch comedy, but often avoided in performance improvisation. 404 provides a survey of the most common categories of genres/styles.Prerequisite: Improv 303

$250
Sa.   Nov 1st - Dec 13th, 3pm
All levels

Students attending this class will have a chance to meet, mingle and make funny. Open to all improvisers, from every improv training school and skill level. Free networking event. You don't want to miss these. You can create, network, mingle, improvise.

Free
Sa.   Sep 27th, 3:30pm
All levels

Students will learn the foundation principles of Improv - great way to be introduced before diving deeper! This class focuses on the basics of comedic improvisation. Students learn how to initiate scenes, build upon their scene partners' offers, and create scenes with a solid foundation. Topics covered include: agreement (“yes and”); active lis

$30
Su.   Oct 5th, 12pm
Beginner

This intro class will begin to enhance your skills in public speaking, focused listening, responding, flexibility and specificity – leading to greater confidence and lower inhibitions when speaking or presenting. Improvisation is not just something for actors and comedians. MBA Students are being asked to take improv classes. Why? The answer is t

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$33.25
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$35
M.   Sep 29th, 7pm
Beginner
Monday September 29 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $33.25
Monday October 20 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $33.25
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Learn about short form and long form improv comedy class. Improvisational Theatre, often called improv or impro, is a form of theater where most or all of what is performed is created at the moment it is performed. In its purest form, the dialogue, the action, the story and the characters are created collaboratively by the players as the impro

$13
W.   Sep 24th, 8:30pm
All levels
Wednesday September 24 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday October 1 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday October 8 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday October 15 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday October 22 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday October 29 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday November 5 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday November 12 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday November 19 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday November 26 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday December 3 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday December 10 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday December 17 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday December 24 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday December 31 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
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One Thursday per month David Marx will be teaching his popular Essentials of Improvisation class, which will also be considered a rehearsal for a performance opportunity at the following week’s ANDonStage. Most months we’ll have an additional Thursday class led by a guest instructor to add some variety to our programming.

$20
Th.   Oct 9th, 7pm
All levels
Thursday October 9 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 16 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $20
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Strengthen key improv skills suited for the business world, like listening, thinking out-of-the-box and building upon ideas; use them to adapt quickly to an ever-changing landscape, make quick and informed decisions, and express their ideas clearly with skill and confidence. What do people working in a business environment and improv actors have i

$250
M.   Sep 29th - Oct 20th, 7pm
All levels

This workshop will introduce you to the Annoyance’s unique approach toward creating theatrical/sketch-comedy content through improvisation. Bob Kulhan will lead students through a fast-paced improvisation session in the first half of this workshop, with the focus on creating through volume vs. talking ideas to death. Bob will then pair students t

$75
Sa.   Sep 27th, 11:30am
Beginner

In this class, you’ll learn the fundamentals of improvisation! Through warm-ups, exercises and games, we help improve skills such as listening, teamwork, trust, public speaking, instinct, and agreement, all while laughing and learning. Classes are two hours long and take place once a week for 6 weeks. Classes are lead by an expert facilitator, an

$250
Sa.   Nov 1st - Dec 13th, 12pm
All levels

This intensive will focus on Improv as it relates strictly to commercials. You'll learn to mime eating, talking and reacting in a restaurant scene; activities thrown at you "in the moment"; taking a script and putting it into your own words; improvising dialogue before the written script starts and after it ends; creating an instant character fully

$99
M.   Sep 29th, 10am
All levels

Mixed level class, open to existing students and visitors. The focus of this class is to improve capoeira basics thanks to a more challengingtraining. It introduces fast-paced rhythms and acrobatics.Beginners can attend this class once they have learned the basic movements of defense/attack and in-betweens. The class is conducted according to the l

$25
M.   Sep 22nd, 6pm
All levels
Monday September 22 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday September 23 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday September 24 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday September 27 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday September 29 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday September 30 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 1 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 4 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 6 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 7 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 8 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 11 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 13 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 14 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 15 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 18 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 20 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 21 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 22 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 25 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 27 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 28 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 29 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 1 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 3 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 4 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 5 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 8 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 10 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 11 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 12 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 15 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 17 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 18 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 19 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 22 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 25 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 26 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 29 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 1 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 2 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday December 3 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 6 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 8 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 9 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday December 10 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 13 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 15 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 16 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday December 17 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 20 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 22 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 23 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 27 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 29 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 30 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
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This three week class will enhance your skills in public speaking, focused listening, responding, flexibility and specificity – leading to greater confidence and lower inhibitions when speaking and presenting. Improvisation is not just something for actors and comedians. MBA Students are being asked to take improv classes. Why? The answer is the

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$89.10
Was:
$99
W.   Oct 22nd - Nov 5th, 6pm
All levels
Wednesday October 22 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $89.10
Wednesday October 22 8pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $89.10
Monday December 1 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $99
Monday December 1 8pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $99
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In the morning session, students will work on script analysis and scene study. Take a lunch break, then return to work in improv.Students can arrive as early as 9am and pick up is by 6:30pm

$100
Th.   Sep 25th, 10am
All levels

After applying the skills learned in Beyond Kickstarter to yourorganization or project, join Toby Bank sonce again to delve further into advanced strategies of fundraising. In this practical and collaborative seminar, Toby will address your specific experiences, concerns and questions, and arm you with the skills and solutions to reach your next-le

$40
Sa.   Nov 1st, 4:30pm
Advanced
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