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Make the most out of every commercial audition with this top commercial duo who will teach you how to make bold commercial choices and improve your "show" business savy in a fun, safe environment! Each class will start with a Q&A where they will discuss your business on and off the camera and how it relates to your experiences and how to maximize...

$349
Th.   Feb 5th - Mar 5th, 7pm
All levels
(24)

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.   Dec 21st, 5:30pm
All levels
(17)
Sunday December 21 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday December 28 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday January 4 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday January 11 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday January 18 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday January 25 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday February 1 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday February 8 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday February 15 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday February 22 5:30pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $10
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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.   Jan 26th, 7pm
Beginner
(55)
Monday January 26 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $33.25
Monday February 23 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.   Dec 22nd, 7pm
All levels
(17)
Monday December 22 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday December 29 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday January 5 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday January 12 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday January 19 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday January 26 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday February 2 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday February 9 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday February 16 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $25
Monday February 23 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.

$75
Sa.   Jan 10th, 1pm
All levels
(17)
Saturday January 10 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $75
Saturday February 14 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $75
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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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$84.15
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$99
W.   Jan 7th - Jan 21st, 6pm
All levels
(15)
Wednesday January 7 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $84.15
Wednesday January 7 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $84.15
Wednesday February 4 6pm - 7:30pm 3 Sessions $89.10
Wednesday February 4 7:30pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $89.10
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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 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.   Dec 24th, 6:30pm
Advanced
Wednesday December 24 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
Wednesday December 31 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $30
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Every week each student gets up and tries new material in front of his/her fellow 20 students. They do this on a microphone, which simulates more accurately what a nightclub is like. The teacher then gives specific advice in a variety of areas. Which things to edit out,and which bits to focus on. Specific new ideas and jokes (not every time)...

$399
Sa.   Jan 10th - Feb 14th, 12pm
All levels
(1)

If you are simply interested in getting a small dose of what happens in film acting, and wish to try a single class before committing to a course of study, we offer a trial class of our Essentials of Film Acting Course. Almost every entering student should start with this class, even those with substantial theatrical backgrounds. The classes teach...

$150
Sa.   Dec 20th, 7pm
All levels
(5)
Saturday December 20 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $150
Wednesday December 24 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $150
Thursday December 25 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $150
Saturday December 27 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $150
Wednesday December 31 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $150
Thursday January 1 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 3 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $150
Wednesday January 7 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $150
Thursday January 8 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 10 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $150
Wednesday January 14 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $150
Thursday January 15 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 17 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $150
Wednesday January 21 7:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $150
Thursday January 22 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 24 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $150
Thursday January 29 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 31 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $150
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Provides an introduction to the world of professional improvisation with direct feedback and drilled scenes. In 505, your class works together to craft a unique short-form performance and in the process learns about the intricacies of effective game play, show pacing, and transition techniques. Prerequisite: Improv 404

$250
Sa.   Jan 10th - Feb 14th, 3pm
Advanced
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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.   Jan 14th - Feb 18th, 7pm
All levels
(7)
Wednesday January 14 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $350
Wednesday February 25 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $350
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Treehouse Teacher and Second City vet Pat McCartney runs this character improv & musician jam. All are welcome to come play and/or watch.  This class is good for anyone! Show up to play or just to watch!

$10
Sa.   Dec 20th, 3pm
All levels
(1)

The goal of the class is to develop and hone the actor's instincts so instead of working from their intellect they work from their gut. Please do not register for this class if you are not interested in completing my program. This class was created for serious acting students that are interested in working at a professional level. Students interested...

$600
Sa.   Dec 20th - Mar 7th, 12pm
All levels
Saturday December 20 12pm - 3pm 12 Sessions $600
Tuesday December 23 7pm - 10:45pm 12 Sessions $600
Saturday December 27 12pm - 3pm 12 Sessions $600
Tuesday December 30 7pm - 10:45pm 12 Sessions $600
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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.   Jan 20th - Mar 17th, 4:15pm
All levels
(3)

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. Note: No experience necessary.

$325
Th.   Jan 22nd - Mar 12th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(3)
Thursday January 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $325
Thursday January 29 2:30pm - 5:30pm 7 Sessions $325
Thursday April 30 6:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $325
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This Intro class is a comfortable, fun, and creative environment in which students explore the fundamentals of improvisation and introduce them to our unique approach. Using group games and exercises that any novice can master, the intro class is ideal for unlocking creative potential.At the end of the five week course, you will show off your newly...

$150
T.   Jan 20th - Feb 17th, 6pm
Beginner

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.   Jan 10th - Feb 7th, 1:30pm
All levels
(2)

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.   Jan 6th - Mar 3rd, 7:30pm
Intermediate
(5)

The school philosophy focuses on decisive initiations and a strong point of view. AP2 looks at the first three seconds of scenes and explores how they affect the rest of the scene. In AP2, you will cover:Personal responsibility in a scene − taking care of yourself and your choicesTrusting choicesBeginning character developmentObject workEnvironmentThe...

$350
Th.   Jan 8th - Feb 26th, 3pm
Intermediate
Thursday January 8 3pm - 6pm 8 Sessions $350
Sunday January 11 4pm - 7pm 8 Sessions $350
Monday January 12 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $350
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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.   Jan 10th - Mar 7th, 11am
All levels
(2)
Saturday January 10 11am - 12:30pm 9 Sessions $200
Saturday January 10 11am - 12:30pm 18 Sessions $350
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