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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.

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.

High School Improv

Classes are Saturdays and are 2.5 hours long. Learn the basics of improv and ensemble, think more quickly on your feet, and tackle lots of improv games. Every student gets student IDs they can use for FREE TICKETS to shows.

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...

Intro to Long Form Improv

An introduction to long form improvisation. This 6 week class exposes students to the building blocks of long form, including openings, idea generation, callbacks, tag-outs and scenic through-lines. Students will come away...

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...

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...

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...

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 -...

Location

Laugh Out Loud Theater - Schaumburg
601 N. Martingale Road
Streets of Woodfield
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
847-240-0386

Located across the street from Starbucks and right next door to Citibank. Parking available in the Streets of Woodfield parking lot.

Space Rentals

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

Schaumburg Theater is a 118 seat theater with a 12’ x 24’ stage

Schaumburg Upstairs Main Room is in the locked space above the theater, and is part carpeted and part tile floor with room for about 15-20 people. Oh, and there’s a giant Lego Santa.

Schaumburg Upstairs Mirror Room is just off of the Upstairs Main Room. It has a mirrored wall and an orange carpet with room for about 20-25 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 847-240-0380 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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