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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.   Mar 1st, 5:30pm
All levels
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Sunday March 1 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday March 8 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday March 15 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday March 22 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday March 29 5:30pm - 6:30pm 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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$64.35
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$99
M.   Mar 2nd, 6pm
All levels
(27)
Monday March 2 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $64.35
Monday March 2 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $64.35
Wednesday April 15 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $99
Wednesday April 15 7:30pm - 9pm 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 the...

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$33.25
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$35
M.   Mar 2nd, 7pm
Beginner
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Monday March 2 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $33.25
Tuesday April 7 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $33.25
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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 2nd, 7pm
All levels
(31)
Monday March 2 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday March 9 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday March 16 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday March 23 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday March 30 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
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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.   Mar 14th, 1pm
All levels
(31)
Saturday March 14 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
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 workshop gives improvisors of all levels a fun and safe place to play.  Whether you’re an experienced performer looking for more practice or a first timer who’s always wanted to give improv a try, we’d love to have you come and play!

Free
W.   Mar 4th, 6pm
All levels
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Wednesday March 4 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday March 11 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday March 18 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday March 25 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
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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 3rd, 8:30pm
All levels
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Tuesday March 3 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday March 10 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday March 17 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday March 24 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
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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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 listeningusing...

$30
Su.   Mar 8th, 12pm
Beginner
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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 2nd, 7:30pm
Intermediate
Monday March 2 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday March 3 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday March 9 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday March 10 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday March 16 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday March 17 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday March 23 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday March 24 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday March 30 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday March 31 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
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Join us for our 1st HA HA Variety show.Long Form and Short Form Improv Comedy Scenes & Games, Musical Improv Comedy, Sketch, with a sprinkle of surprise!

$10
Su.   Mar 8th, 8:30pm
All levels
(12)

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.   Mar 19th, 7pm
All levels
(9)

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.   Mar 7th, 3:30pm
All levels
(3)
Saturday March 7 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday March 14 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday March 21 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday March 28 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday April 4 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday April 11 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday April 18 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday April 25 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 2 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 9 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 16 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 23 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
Saturday May 30 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session Free
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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.   Mar 8th, 3:30pm
All levels
(3)
Sunday March 8 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday March 15 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday March 22 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
Sunday March 29 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $30
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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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
T.   Mar 24th, 7pm
All levels
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Tuesday March 24 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $350
Wednesday April 22 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $350
Monday May 4 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $350
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Once you learn to de-code any given text to find the character as it is on the page (and in between the lines) you'll be ready and able to play and make something effing brilliant happen, no stress attached. Scared of script work? Writing something and find your characters to be falling flat? Curious about the wide world of character development...

$199
M.   Mar 16th, 7pm
All levels
(1)

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.   Mar 10th, 7:30pm
Intermediate
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Tuesday March 10 7:30pm - 9:30pm 9 Sessions $550
Tuesday May 12 7:30pm - 9:30pm 9 Sessions $550
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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
(4)

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
Th.   Apr 30th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(4)
Thursday April 30 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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Week 1 - Work on sides for Chemistry read sides supplied by Donna for each scene for each student that night. Week 2 - Work on selected sides for showcase in week 3. Week 3 - showcase your work in front of a guest director provided by Donna

$275
W.   Mar 25th, 6:30pm
All levels
(3)

I will guide students through the I’Wante’s improv and acting techniques, focusing on the importance of listening, “Building the Character”, staying in the moment and how this unique approach to the craft develops the actors natural. I’Wante will work hard to teach the basics of improv, which are not only useful to improvisers, but to anybody...

$12
Sa.   Apr 11th, 3pm
All levels
Saturday April 11 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $12
Saturday April 25 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $12
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