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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.   Mar 30th, 7pm
All levels
(34)
Monday March 30 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday April 6 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday April 13 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday April 20 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday April 27 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday May 4 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday May 11 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday May 18 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday May 25 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
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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.   Apr 6th, 6pm
All levels
(34)
Monday April 6 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Monday April 13 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Monday April 20 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Monday April 27 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Monday May 4 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Monday May 11 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Monday May 18 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Monday May 25 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
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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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W.   Apr 15th, 6pm
All levels
(29)
Wednesday April 15 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $84.15
Wednesday April 15 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $84.15
Wednesday May 6 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $99
Wednesday May 6 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $99
Wednesday June 3 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $99
Wednesday June 3 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $99
Tuesday June 9 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $99
Tuesday June 9 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $99
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We begin the class with a focus on group activities and fun games as we move towards some individual character building, short and long form scenes, listening, supporting our partner(s), and performing in front an audience.Each week is a bit different with various teachers from Upright Citizens Brigade, Magnet Theater, the PIT and places all over the...

$10
T.   Mar 31st, 8:30pm
All levels
(12)
Tuesday March 31 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday April 7 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday April 14 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday April 21 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday April 28 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday May 5 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday May 12 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday May 19 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday May 26 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday June 2 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
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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 offers advanced techniques for improvised comedy. Geared for students with previous improv or acting experience, but beginners are welcome.

$40
M.   Mar 30th, 7:30pm
Intermediate
Monday March 30 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday March 31 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday April 6 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday April 7 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday April 13 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday April 14 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday April 20 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday April 21 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday April 27 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday April 28 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday May 4 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday May 5 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday May 11 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday May 12 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday May 18 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday May 19 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday May 25 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday May 26 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
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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). In this course she will teach a four-hour improv intensive for advanced improvisers.

$60
Sa.   Apr 11th, 1pm
All levels
Saturday April 11 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
Saturday May 9 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
Saturday June 13 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
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This improv class, specifically for teens, explores improv games, techniques, and concepts in a fun, supportive environment. Students will become more spontaneous, creative, playful, and imaginative, all while developing valuable theater and interpersonal skills. No experience required.

$300
T.   Apr 21st, 4:15pm
Beginner
(5)

Improv is an important tool in commercial auditions but knowing how and when to apply it is essential. In this class we will work on commercial copy that lends itself or demands for the actor to "make it their own." You will also meet three industry representatives over three classes who will answer your questions, watch you perform copy and give adjustments,...

$225
Sa.   Apr 4th, 2pm
All levels
(1)

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
T.   Apr 28th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(5)
Tuesday April 28 6:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $325
Friday May 1 2:30pm - 5:30pm 8 Sessions $325
Sunday May 3 2:30pm - 5:30pm 9 Sessions $325
Thursday July 9 6:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $325
Sunday July 12 2:30pm - 5:30pm 8 Sessions $325
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An actor’s freedom and ability to play are of the utmost importance when it comes to auditioning and working with text. Having improvisation on a resume is essential in terms of what industry looks for and seeks in actors. Come join Katie Northlich in a 5 week Improv course at NYCastings!Over 5 weeks, Katie will lead you through all Improv basics:...

$150
M.   Apr 6th, 7pm
All levels
(3)

Includes training in both improv & stand-up comedy.Every class involves:Playing games that warm-up the mind, body & voiceTechnique games for creative thinking, story telling and teamworkPerformance games to be showcased on last class dayOpen Mic styled session to develop original comedy routine.Winter Session Showcase Saturday March 7 1pmSpring...

$200
Sa.   Apr 11th, 10am
All levels
(2)
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At the end of this workshop, you will feel more confident about making an impact in your day-to-day communication and building stronger connections with others through the daily practice of journaling and weekly exercises in using your body, voice, heart and brain to bring your thoughts and feelings to life. Find your voice and get what you want.Would...

$350
W.   Apr 22nd, 7pm
All levels
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Wednesday April 22 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $350
Monday May 4 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $350
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Calling all improvisers and people curious about improvisation. Join us for the IN Team's Underground Improvisation Mixer where you'll have the chance to hop on stage, meet other performers and have a blast in an encouraging, supportive environment. Open to all improvisers, from every improv training school and skill level. Great networking event....

Free
Sa.   Apr 11th, 3:30pm
All levels
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Saturday April 11 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday April 18 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday April 25 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 2 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 9 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 16 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 30 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday June 6 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday June 13 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday June 20 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Saturday June 27 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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We are proud to present Michele Cannon’s 5 week Kids/Teens Summer Acting course, Michele’s students have been signed by Top Agents, appeared on TV and Indie Films. She trains kids and teens for high level acting showcases in LA, NYC and Las Vegas. She also specializes in student and parent involvement in the whole acting process.Each student will...

$120
Sa.   Apr 11th, 11am
All levels
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Got an idea, or pitch or pages to read? The Doctor is IN! IN Team Sketch Writers will help you get your sketch off the page and onto the stage. Come and participate! Laughter truly is the best medicine. Work with supportive, sketch gurus every week. Bring your comedy sketch, pitch, idea or just bring yourself. No experience necessary. Always fresh,...

$30
Su.   Apr 12th, 3:30pm
All levels
(3)
Sunday April 12 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday April 19 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday April 26 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday May 3 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday May 10 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday May 17 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
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Like acting, but not improv? Try dramatic improvisation. No need to be funny or think fast. This new approach is based on tools, not rules. Learn how to spontaneously discover the unexpected within your characters, and yourself. Be confident when they say, "Let's try some improv" at your next audition.Playing with Reality (PwR), formed in 2010, brings...

$30
Sa.   Apr 18th, 3:15pm
All levels

In many audition situations, the casting director will ask you to improvise, break free from the writer's words, and make it your own.  This popular one day workshop (taught by UCB comedian/actor Michael Kayne) will introduce actors to this essential skill, using fun exercises geared toward teaching actors to think on their feet, and feel...

$75
Su.   Apr 19th, 12pm
Beginner

After two terms of Essentials classes, or with permission of the director, you will be eligible to enroll in the Advanced class and to have your work screened in a theatre for casting directors, agents, managers, etc. These classes are smaller and more intimate, but require foundational skill sets in fairness to others in the class. Long time professionals...

$550
T.   May 12th, 7:30pm
Intermediate
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At the end of the 5 weeks, Barry will give an honest and direct evaluation on where you stand in the commercial market! You'll learn: How to audition for all different types of commercials including improv, one-liners and multi-person copy Mastering cue cards, eating on-camera, and analysis of copyWhat to do with the call back AND gain insight on...

$349
W.   Apr 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
(48)

Many of our actors have requested to work with Angela, so here is your opportunity!This intensive will cover: The business of commercialsOn-camera technique Breaking down commercial copyWorking with cue cardsTestimonial vs. more character driven auditionsDiscussing improv and much more!From one of the top commercial casting offices in New...

$89
T.   Apr 21st, 7pm
All levels
(48)
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