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Comedy Summer Camp

Our camp sessions will have your kids flexing their funny bones while challenging them with a variety of theater exercises, improv comedy games, and shooting comedy videos.

In addition to being good, clean, fun, the camp will hone a wide variety of skills such as teamwork, listening, public speaking, creative thinking, self-confidence, and, of course, individual sense of humor.

Upcoming Comedy Shows

Classes

Anybody Can Take Classes

Our improvisation classes are for both adults and teens. If you’ve always wanted to try comedy, now is your chance. Improv classes can benefit everyone. Actors, doctors, baristas, and even pirates take our classes. Seriously, if a pirate can do it, so can you.

Advanced Performance (AP) 1

This class delves into some of the more advanced philosophies of improvisation—building ensemble, finding organic inspiration, and freeing yourself to use your whole mind and body on stage. The class also promises to make...

Advanced Performance (AP) 2

This class delves into some of the more advanced philosophies of improvisation—building ensemble, finding organic inspiration, and freeing yourself to use your whole mind and body on stage. The class also promises to make...

Advanced Performance (AP) 3

This class focuses on developing confidence through exploring and cultivating your point of view. Building on the skills learned in previous classes, your work this session will revolve around ignoring that inner critic...

A Taste of Improv

The basics of improv and ensemble, no experience necessary, stage or otherwise! This two-hour workshop will have you laughing and tapping into your creativity. If you've ever wanted to communicate better, be more open...

Close Quarters

Close Quarters is a long form in which all of the scenes take place adjacent to one another in the same timeline. Learn the structure and techniques from one of the original cast members and Laugh Out Loud owner,...

Advanced Performance (AP) 5

The Power of the Piece

Chops, Charm, and Cheating - making solo bits easy

Montgomery & Cooke are teaching a four week class on creating variety bits for solo or duo performers. This class is geared toward any type of performers who want to develop multiple new original pieces. It’s all...

Location

Laugh Out Loud Theater - Chicago
3851 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60613
773-857-6000

A block south of Irving Park Rd., next door to Martyrs'. Public parking lot across the street and plenty of street parking on Lincoln Ave.

We are a six minute walk from the Irving Park Brown Line or eight minutes from the Addison Brown Line if you want to get in more steps.

Space Rentals

Laugh Out Loud has two spaces available for rent by the hour for rehearsals at our Chicago location.

Chicago Theater is a 100 seat theater with a 12’ x 16’ stage

Chicago Bar is next to the theater and is long narrow space with a tiny stage in the front window for rehearsals with 15-20 people

If you are interested in renting a space for an event, corporate meeting, or any kind of commercial event (e.g. you want to put on a show or are hosting a workshop), the rates are different. Please contact Lillie at 773-857-6660 or email her at Lfrances@chicagocomedy.com.

Space Rental cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to reservation time for a refund.

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