Best of Chicago 2017
Best Comedy Venue - Improv/Sketch

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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.


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.


ORGANIC - It's more than a word frequently used at Whole Foods We use the word "organic" all the time in improv, but what does it really mean? Get ready to find out in this level and to reap the benefits. Each week,...


This level is all about the little things that end up having a big impact on your stage work. Get ready to dig into the minutiae and to discover the next layer of your piece.  Each week, the class is followed by a show...

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,...

Laugh Out Loud Youth Ensemble

Laugh Out Loud's Youth Ensemble will have your kids flexing their funny bones while challenging them with a variety of theater exercises and improv comedy games. This comedy course is led by professional Chicago...


Would you like to give stand-up comedy a try? - Analyze different comedic styles used by top comedians - Start to build you own set list through various writing exercises - Learn how to deliver your jokes on stage...


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

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

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

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