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Sunday Night Improv a unique (Time Out New York), wonderful (Backstage), hilarious (Newark Star-Ledger) comedy jam session.

$10
Su.   May 31st, 6pm
All levels
(43)
Sunday May 31 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 7 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 14 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 21 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 28 6pm - 7pm 1 Session $10
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An ongoing drop-in class, for anyone who wants a quick tour of the improv world. The class, taught by award-winning improviser Tom Soter (co-author of A DOCTOR, A PLUMBER & A ROWBOAT: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR IMPROVISATION). For all levels.

$10
M.   Jun 1st, 6pm
All levels
(43)
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Interested in improvisation but terrified of it at the same time? That's not unusual and in this one-hour class, you will find support combined with constructive comments from award-winning improviser/instructor Tom Soter (co-author of the new book, A Doctor & a Plumber in a Rowboat: The Essential Guide to Improvisation). The class, taught on the...

$10
Su.   May 31st, 4:30pm
All levels
(43)
Sunday May 31 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 7 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 14 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 21 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday June 28 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday July 5 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday July 12 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday July 19 4:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $10
Sunday July 26 4:30pm - 5:30pm 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.   Jun 1st, 7pm
All levels
(43)

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.   Jun 3rd, 7:30pm
All levels
(34)

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.   May 27th, 6pm
All levels
(18)
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.   May 26th, 8:30pm
All levels
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Tuesday May 26 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday June 2 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday June 9 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday June 16 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday June 23 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
Tuesday June 30 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $10
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We invite you to SING YOUR HEART OUT and laugh your BUTT OFF at the same time!!!! All Levels! Drop-In Class!EVEN if you've only ever sung in the shower, or never ever sang in public.... EVEN if you're the singer in a band or you're some well known performance artist who gets paid mad (& happy) bucks to belt those notes.... EVEN...

$13
W.   May 27th, 8:30pm
All levels
(16)
Wednesday May 27 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday June 3 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday June 10 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday June 17 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday June 24 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday July 1 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday July 8 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday July 15 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday July 22 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
Wednesday July 29 8:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $13
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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.   May 25th, 7:30pm
Intermediate
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Monday May 25 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday May 26 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday June 1 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday June 2 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday June 8 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday June 9 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday June 15 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday June 16 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday June 22 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday June 23 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
Monday June 29 7:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $40
Tuesday June 30 10:30am - 1pm 1 Session $40
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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
Sa.   Jun 6th, 12pm
Beginner
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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...

$195
F.Sa.Su.   Jun 12th, 6:30pm
All levels
(18)

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.Katie will lead you through all Improv basics: the art of play, making big choices in the moment, facing fear and vulnerabilities...

$40
Sa.   Jun 20th, 2:30pm
Beginner
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In the US, public speaking is feared more than death. The reality is we all have to do it - and there is a difference between doing it and doing it well. So how do we get over it? We improvise!Improv is rooted in communication - listening, responding, focus, attention, flexibility - all of these skills are flexed in good improv. And we all need it...

$40
M.   Jun 22nd, 7pm
All levels
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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,...

$149
Sa.   May 30th, 3pm
All levels
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Saturday May 30 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $149
Saturday June 6 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $149
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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.   May 30th, 3:30pm
All levels
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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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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
(3)
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
Was:
$350
M.T.F.   Jun 29th, 9:45am
All levels
(3)
Monday June 29 9:45am - 3:15pm 3 Sessions $280
Monday July 6 9:45am - 3:15pm 2 Sessions $280
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Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes while wearing your own! This class combines improv and comedy writing techniques to develop funny, three-dimensional, true to life characters and impressions. The first week will be a character intensive where multiple characters will be created. The second week, will be an impressions workshop, where everyone,...

$125
Sa.   May 30th, 3pm
All levels
(2)

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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.   Jun 13th, 1pm
All levels
Saturday June 13 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
Saturday July 11 1pm - 5pm 1 Session $60
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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
Su.   May 24th, 3:30pm
Intermediate
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