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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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Learn to create fun, emotionally charged improv scenes that launch perfectly into song, and craft songs which your audience will be humming for days.Join us for our 2nd Improv Comedy class. Note: 17 and under must have permission from parents (sign Waiver at the studio). 

$120
Su.   Oct 12th - Nov 16th, 1:30pm
All levels
Sunday October 12 1:30pm - 3:30pm 6 Sessions $120
Sunday October 19 1:30pm - 3:30pm 6 Sessions $120
Sunday October 26 1:30pm - 3:30pm 6 Sessions $120
Sunday November 2 1:30pm - 3:30pm 6 Sessions $120
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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
M.   Oct 6th, 7pm
All levels
Monday October 6 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday October 13 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday October 20 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday October 27 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday November 10 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday November 17 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday November 24 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday December 1 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday December 8 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday December 15 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday December 29 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday November 3 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $10
Monday December 22 7pm - 8pm 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 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
Sunday November 9 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
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The instructor will use theatre games and physical exercises to teach kids the basics of improvisation. Students will be encouraged to use their imaginations as they learn to create characters, build scenes and invent whole worlds without ever using a costume, prop or set piece. Students will also practice teamwork and listening skills to help them

$150
Sa.   Oct 18th - Nov 15th, 10:30am
All levels

Dip your toe into the joyous pool of improv! Level 0 means 0% fear, 100% fun. This is the perfect place for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of longform improvisation. Every week you will play in a safe and positive class environment with group exercises and scenework. It’s the perfect spoonful of improv, come have a taste! Pleas

$99
Sa.   Oct 18th - Nov 8th, 10am
All levels
Saturday October 18 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $99
Thursday October 2 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $185
Wednesday October 22 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $185
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This class incorporates movement-based exercises, scenework and group exercises to explore the primary fundamentals of improvisation, making you more confident, trusting and graceful on stage. The class emphasizes creating a rich environment for your scenes, committing to your decisions and your scene partner and beginning with the body as inspirat

$299
T.Th.   Oct 7th - Oct 30th, 10am
All levels
Tuesday October 7 10am - 1pm 8 Sessions $299
Tuesday October 28 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $395
Wednesday October 15 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $395
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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.   Oct 1st, 6:30pm
Advanced
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
Wednesday December 24 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday December 17 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
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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

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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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, 10am
All levels

The culmination of the standard PIT improv curriculum, this class will integrate the various tools and techniques you’ve learned to make your performances more consistent, more daring, and more fun. We will revisit and re-emphasize essential scenework skills such as listening and reacting, playing yourself, and making positive choices. The class

$395
M.   Nov 10th - Jan 5th, 7pm
All levels
Monday November 10 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $395
Thursday October 23 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $299
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Leap into The Unknown with a pro who’s done it all! This 3-hr Improvisation workshop with SNL veteran Denny Dillon will teach you to act without a script, cliff-dive without a net, be fearless and expand your imagination. Introduce yourself to the core components of Improv: No Questions, Give & Take, Agree & Move Forward, Moment-to-Moment

$85
T.   Oct 14th, 5pm
All levels

We spend so much time focusing on form, we sometimes forget the fun. You’ve already learned how to create a structured musical narrative. If you feel that you’re nailing the form but missing the laughs, this class will teach you how to musically improvise from a “deal” and use the elements of a song to surprise your audience with your chara

$350
M.   Oct 20th - Dec 15th, 7pm
All levels

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 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
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$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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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.   Oct 20th, 7pm
Beginner

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.   Oct 8th, 8:30pm
All levels
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 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
Wednesday November 26 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
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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.   Oct 6th, 7pm
All levels
Monday October 6 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 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
Monday October 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 1 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
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Get your degree in fun. To further our community’s pursuit of higher learning, we’re now offering weekly improv classes every Thursday evening taught by a rotating selection of three of our top NYC instructors.

$20
Th.   Oct 9th, 7pm
All levels
Thursday October 9 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 16 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $20
Thursday November 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $20
Thursday November 20 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $20
Thursday December 11 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $20
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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.   Oct 6th, 6pm
All levels
Monday October 6 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 13 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 20 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 27 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 3 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 17 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 1 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 8 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 15 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 29 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 7 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 14 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 21 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday October 28 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 4 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 11 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 18 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday November 25 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 2 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 9 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 16 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 30 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 1 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 15 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 22 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 5 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 12 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 26 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday December 3 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday December 10 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday December 17 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 4 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 11 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 18 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday October 25 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 1 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 8 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 15 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 22 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday November 29 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 6 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 13 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 27 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday November 10 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 22 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday December 23 8pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 8 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday October 29 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday November 19 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday December 20 6pm - 7:30pm 1 Session $25
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