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Improvisation Class for Beginners

at Discovery Center - Oak Park
405 1/2 South Blvd, Oak Brook, Illinois 60302

You play theatre games & exercises designed to develop spontaneity, communication, flexibility and awareness. Recommended for actors, comics, and non-performers interested in bringing more spontaneity and humor into their lives. A fun way to get to know others.

$79

3 sessions

Wednesday Jul 12th, 7pm

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Acting and Improvisation (Ages 3-5 )

at Vagabond School of the Arts - Lakeview
4001 N Ravenswood Ste 504, Illinois City, Illinois 60613

This class will focus on using improv and imagination to introduce students to the wonderful world of theatre! Encouraged for children at any level of experience, this class will truly be an introduction to the theatre and all of the ways in which it can help build self-esteem, confidence and team work through ensemble building.  We will use...

$144

8 sessions

Saturday Jul 1st, 11am

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The Art of Slow Comedy Level 1 – (Fun)damentals

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park
4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

The Art of Slow Comedy is a fresh approach to scenic improvisation, based on the idea that before you can be funny, you need to be real.  In this first level of Jimmy Carrane’s unique method, you will learn that you don’t have to invent something to be funny; audiences respond to real life situations and performers who are brave enough to...

$259

6 sessions

Wednesday Jul 12th, 6:30pm

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AP1 (Improv for Ult. Beginner)

at The Annoyance Theatre - Lakeview
851 W Belmont BSMT, Chicago, Illinois 60657

AP1 is a survey course that will give anyone an extremely solid foundation in improvisational comedy. Whether you want to perform, direct, write, or just know more, AP1 will not disappoint. New to Chicago? New to improv? This class is probably for you. Designed to arm you with the knowledge to make decisions about your next step. AP1 covers: long-form...

$250

8 sessions

Monday Jul 24th, 6:30pm

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Creativity On-Camera (Ages 6-8 years)

at Vagabond School of the Arts - Lakeview
4001 N Ravenswood Ste 504, Illinois City, Illinois 60613

Give your child the confidence and freedom to explore their imagination, create without limit & interact with on-camera technology.  This imaginative and engaging class will utilize improv games and exercises rooted in teamwork and creativity to develop skills that will help your child feel empowered, open, and comfortable in their skin....

$200

8 sessions

Saturday Oct 21st, 1pm

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Adv/Prof Contemporary

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side
1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Contemporary dance is a collection of methods that have been developed from ballet, jazz, modern, postmodern dance. This genre is associated with the exploration of natural energy and improv-based movement. This is an Advanced/Professional level class.

Tuesday Jun 27th, 12pm

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Physical Story Telling & Devised Work

at Vagabond School of the Arts - Lakeview
4001 N Ravenswood Ste 504, Illinois City, Illinois 60613

Learn how to create your own work! Physical Storytelling and Devised Work will teach the actor how to turn an idea or a story into a performance piece while also training your body for all types of work. Combining a number of different methods based on The Loui Movement Technique, this class will not only teach you how to create stories physically,...

$200

6 sessions

Tuesday Jun 27th, 6:30pm

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Beginning Tap

at Glenwood Dance Studio - Rogers Park
7017 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626

This class is designed for students who are new to tap, or who have returned to the genre after a break. We will explore the basic vocabulary of tap steps and learn standards such as the Shim Sham, Time Steps and the Soft Shoe. In this class, students can experiment with the understanding of rhythm through short combinations and some light improv....

Sunday Jul 9th, 3pm

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Acting as a Craft (AAAC)

at Chicago Actors Studio - Bucktown
2040 N Elston Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The “Acting As A Craft” (AAAC) workshops are uniquely designed master class workshops incorporating a broad range of basic skills that an actor absolutely needs. Students will be given scene assignments from various film and stage plays and then paired up to work that particular scene as a homework assignment which will then be performed at the...

$305

8 sessions

Saturday Jul 1st, 1pm

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Improv For Actors: How to be "Unprepared" for Auditions

at Vagabond School of the Arts - Lakeview
4001 N Ravenswood Ste 504, Illinois City, Illinois 60613

This 6-week course will give individuals with a background in theater and film an opportunity to explore the possibilities of using improvisational comedy as a tool to create memorable, grounded, and relaxed performances in their auditions. Improv forces you to be “in-the-moment.” The same concepts that allow a performer to walk onto a naked stage...

$250

6 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

Art of Slow Comedy Improv Workshop

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park
4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

The Art of Slow Comedy is a fresh approach to scenic improvisation, based on the idea before you can be funny you need to be real.  In this free workshop, you will be introduced to Jimmy Carrane’s unique method and learn how to connect with your partner so your scene work will be more grounded and real, making improvisation as easy as having...

Free
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The Art of Slow Comedy Level 2 – The Guts

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park
4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

In the second level of The Art of Slow Comedy, Jimmy Carrane’s unique method of improvisation, you will create successful and more memorable two-person scenes by learning how to play slow and patient. You will learn to trust your instincts, and know that everything you need for a great scene is off your partner. And you’ll get direct feedback from...

$289

6 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Contact Improv

at Vagabond School of the Arts - Lakeview
4001 N Ravenswood Ste 504, Illinois City, Illinois 60613

Contact Improv will help you train the most powerful acting tool you have: your body. By celebrating individuals’ strengths and challenging their weaknesses, actors will establish a new understanding of their physical capabilities. Combining a number of different methods based on The Loui Movement Technique, this class will focus on reconnecting...

$250

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules

The Art of Slow Comedy Level 3 – Advanced Ensemble

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park
4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

It’s time to transform from improvising to being an improviser. This is a 6-week performance-level class with a strong ensemble component. It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it. In the final level of Jimmy Carrane’s improvisation approach, you’ll learn the nuances of long form improvisation — energy, editing, and walk-ons. From here,...

$289

6 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Improv For Theater Actors

at Vagabond School of the Arts - Lakeview
4001 N Ravenswood Ste 504, Illinois City, Illinois 60613

Take all of your skills as a theater artist and apply them to the world of comedic improv. This class will teach you the basic skills of improvisation, while utilizing all your assets as an actor. We will cover everything from improvising in auditions to the mechanics of improvising an entire show.

$150

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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