Classes in Schaumburg

Foundations of Improv

The basics of improv and ensemble, no experience necessary! Each session is six weeks, and classes are 2.5 hours long.

Scenework

Building on the skills of Foundations of Improv with a concentration on creating strong scenes.

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

Performance Level

This 4 week course will give you the polish you need to shine on stage. You will meet twice a week. Classes will be on Wednesdays and performances on Thursdays with a different instructor each week. You will learn hosting skills, advanced game play, and receive in-depth feedback on your stagecraft.

Enrollment via audition. Sign up here to audition:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4fa8a928a1f85-performance1

Short Form Topics

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!

Long Form Topics

An exploration of different Long Form structures. Each 6 week session will focus on a specific form in-depth, giving insight into the ins and outs from the intro, to scenework, to group games, and more. 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!

Intro to Short Form Improv

An introduction to 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 go onto our Short Form Topics stream.

Stand-Up

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
- Prepare for the unusual circumstances that can happen during stand up

This class will culminate with a final performance on Nov 11 at 7:00pm

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.

Our program begins with an introduction to improv and scenework, and then splits into 2 streams of instruction - one focusing on short form improv, and the other on long form improv. Take one, or the other, or both. Sign up today!