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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 27th, 6pm
All levels
(38)
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 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.   Apr 27th, 7pm
All levels
(38)
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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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.   May 6th, 6pm
All levels
(30)
Wednesday May 6 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $89.10
Wednesday May 6 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $89.10
Tuesday June 2 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $89.10
Tuesday June 2 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $89.10
Wednesday June 3 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $99
Wednesday June 3 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...

$35
W.   May 20th, 7pm
Beginner
(79)
Wednesday May 20 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $35
Thursday June 25 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $35
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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.   Apr 22nd, 6pm
All levels
(13)
Wednesday April 22 6pm - 7pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday May 6 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday May 13 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday May 20 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday May 27 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday June 3 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday June 10 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday June 17 6pm - 7:15pm 1 Session Free
Wednesday June 24 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.   Apr 28th, 8:30pm
All levels
(13)
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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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 dayPLUS students develop original stand-up comedy routines.Note: Our classes are designed to be 8-week sessions. Because different students take off for different...

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$20
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$25
Sa.   Apr 25th, 10am
All levels
(2)
Saturday April 25 10am - 11:45am 1 Session $20
Saturday May 9 10am - 11:45am 1 Session $25
Saturday May 16 10am - 11:45am 1 Session $25
Saturday May 23 10am - 11:45am 1 Session $25
Saturday May 30 10am - 11:45am 1 Session $25
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Every session includes master class in warm-up, technique and performance games. Amazingly fun but invaluably educational - Public Speaking, Team, Self confidence and creative skills. 75-90 minutes of Improv is followed by Optional Stand-Up Comedy Class. These classes are great for professional performers, student artists AND personal enrichment...

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$12.50
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$25
Sa.   Apr 25th, 10am
All levels
(2)
Saturday April 25 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $12.50
Saturday May 2 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday May 9 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday May 16 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday May 23 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $25
Saturday May 30 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $25
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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
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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This 4-week Funtensive Class will give teen students valuable skills in Creativity (writing & thinking), Community (Team, Listening, Focus) and Leadership (Public Speaking). A great way to get the arts back into student's lives, these classes fill the void left by many NYC schools. More than a cultural arts experience, the Improv training is invaluable...

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$75
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$100
W.   May 6th, 4pm
All levels
(2)
Wednesday May 6 4pm - 6pm 4 Sessions $75
Wednesday May 6 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $15
Wednesday May 13 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday May 20 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $25
Wednesday May 27 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $25
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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.   Apr 27th, 7:30pm
Intermediate
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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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...

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$280
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$350
W.   Apr 22nd, 7pm
All levels
(8)
Wednesday April 22 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $280
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....

$5
Sa.   Apr 25th, 3:30pm
All levels
(4)
Saturday April 25 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday May 2 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday May 9 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday May 16 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday May 30 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday June 6 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday June 13 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday June 20 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
Saturday June 27 3:30pm - 5pm 1 Session $5
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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 26th, 3:30pm
All levels
(4)
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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In acting, whether scripted or improvised, there are moments where split second choices make all the difference in performance. Learning to be comfortable in those choices, is the point of improvisation.These workshops free the actor to make better choices by committing to the unknown, getting out of her head, and being in the present moment. Auditions...

$75
F.Sa.Su.   Jun 12th, 6:30pm
All levels
(13)

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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.   May 9th, 1pm
All levels
Saturday May 9 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
Saturday June 13 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
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Everyday (10am-NOON) play Improv comedy warm-up, technique and performance games. Lunch provided daily (included in price). After Lunch students develop and perform original stand-up comedy material in a mock open-mic setting. On Friday, students prepare, rehearse and perform public showcase for friends and family. A must for any future performer...

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$240
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$300
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jun 29th, 9:45am
All levels
(2)
Monday June 29 9:45am - 3:15pm 5 Sessions $240
Monday July 6 9:45am - 3:15pm 5 Sessions $315
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Everyday (10am-NOON) play Improv comedy warm-up, technique and performance games. Lunch provided daily (included in price). After Lunch students develop and perform original stand-up comedy material in a mock open-mic setting. On Friday, students prepare, rehearse and perform public showcase for friends and family. A must for any future performer...

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$280
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$350
M.T.F.   Jun 29th, 9:45am
All levels
(2)
Monday June 29 9:45am - 3:15pm 3 Sessions $280
Monday July 6 9:45am - 3:15pm 2 Sessions $280
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Scene study and total immersion in the casting and theatrical process, seen and unseen. A unique course not offered anywhere else. Taught by writer/director/producer Anthony Wilkinson, you will learn the in's and out's of the theatrical world: How to respond the right way to casting calls. The tips and tricks on how to submit and stand out. Developing...

$525
Sa.   Apr 25th, 2:30pm
All levels

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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