Classes in Schaumburg

Improv Level 1: Foundations of Improv (In Person)

Are you ready to try improv? Yes, and… are you ready to do so while meeting new people, getting out of your comfort zone, and spending one night a week learning and laughing? Then this class is for you. The basics of improv and ensemble, no experience necessary! Each session is six weeks, and classes are 2.5 hours long.

This class is for ages 18 and up. Students do not need to prepare anything, but should come dressed to move. To complete the level and move on to more advanced classes, students must attend at least 4 of the 6 classes.

Improv Level 2: Scenework (In Person)

Building on the skills of Foundations of Improv, each 2 hour class will have a concentration on creating strong scenes.

$25 Discount if you sign up more than 7 days in advance of the first class.

Improv Level 3: Taking the Stage (In Person)

It's time to take the stage! Your first foray into short form improvisation. This 6 week class will immerse you in the Laugh Out Loud style of ensemble-based improvisation and give you the gameplay foundation necessary to put on your own improv show!

Improv Level 4: Short Form Topics (in Person)

An exploration of the various types of Short Form improv games. Each 6 week session will explore a specific category of game in-depth, giving insight into the specific mechanics as well as providing tips and tricks for fun and success. Students will then have the opportunity at the end of the session to perform in their very own show and put their skills on display!

This session will focus on Relationships Onstage.

COVID-19 Procedures for In-person Classes

Please note we are taking the following precautions for all students:

  • We strongly suggest masking (and vaccinations) but do not require either. We have both surgical and KN95 masks on hand if anyone needs them.
  • Students will be asked to stay 6 feet apart when at all possible.
  • If a student feels ill at all, we ask that you NOT come to class and notify us if you test positive for Covid-19 so we can do contact tracing.

Anybody Can Take Classes

Whatever your background, improv is for you! Whether you're a barista or an accountant, an aspiring actor or a stay-at-home parent, our improv classes can enrich your life and help unleash your inner creativity.

We offer a variety of classes in comedy improvisation, as well as sketch writing, stand up comedy, storytelling, musical improvisation, and specific topic workshops. Most of our higher level classes culminate in a final performance.