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The Art of Slow Comedy Level 3 – Advanced Ensemble

at Green Shirt Studio - Lakeview 4001 N Ravenswood Ave Unit 303-B, Chicago, Illinois 60613

In the final level of Jimmy Carrane’s improvisation approach, you’ll learn the nuances of long form improvisation — energy, editing, and walk-ons. From here, you and your ensemble will move forward to create weeks of fun-filled scenework. And the best part? The last class day will culminate in a class performance, open to friends and family....

Wednesday Jan 8th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$259

6 sessions

Contemporary - Intermediate Level

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Contemporary dance is a collection of methods that have been developed from ballet, jazz, modern, postmodern dance. This genre is associated with the exploration of natural energy and improv-based movement. This is an intermediate level class.

Wednesday Dec 18th, 7:30pm - 9pm

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Advanced / Professional Contemporary

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Contemporary dance is a collection of methods that have been developed from ballet, jazz, modern, postmodern dance. This genre is associated with the exploration of natural energy and improv-based movement. This is an Advanced/Professional level class.

Thursday Dec 12th, 11:45am - 1:15pm

Improvised Burlesque (All Levels)

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Planning and preparing a complete burlesque act can be very rewarding, but sometimes it's fun to play with the unpredictability of live performance. Chicago is the improv capital of the world, so why not put some of those skills to use in your burlesque?  In this class, Red Hot Annie will show you some skills that will let you take any act into...

Saturday Dec 21st, 10am - 12pm

Improvi-Tease! - Improvising Burlesque

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Planning and preparing a complete burlesque act can be very rewarding, but sometimes it's fun to steer off the track to play with the unpredictability of live performance. Chicago is the improv capital of the world, so why not put some of those skills to use in your burlesque? In this class, you will learn to use all of your assets (especially the...

Saturday Dec 21st, 10am - 12pm

Acting as a Craft (AAAC)

at Chicago Actors Studio - Bucktown 2040 N Elston Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The “Acting As A Craft” (AAAC) workshops are uniquely designed master class workshops incorporating a broad range of basic skills that an actor absolutely needs. Students will be given scene assignments from various film and stage plays and then paired up to work that particular scene as a homework assignment which will then be performed at the...

Saturday Jan 4th, 1pm - 4:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$305

8 sessions

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Improvisation for Beginners

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

You play theatre games & exercises designed to develop spontaneity, communication, flexibility and awareness.  Recommended for actors, comics, and non-performers interested in bringing more spontaneity and humor into their lives. A fun way to get to know others.

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$79

3 sessions

Investigate Voice Over In-Studio: 3 Hour Class

at Edge Studio Voice Actor Casting & School - Gold Coast 232 E Ohio St, Illinois City, Illinois 60611

This is a 3-part program:  1. Workshop.   2. Personal voice analysis.   3. Consultation.  This program is for newcomers who are unsure how they fit in, who need to learn about all opportunities, and determine if they have potential. It’s a practical and comfortable way to determine if voice over is for you. The instructors...

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$99

Improv Burlesque Performance Workshop

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Doesn’t it feel good to let loose? In this second part to Annie’s Improv Workshop, you’ll practice moving and trusting your instincts to create a completely unique improvised burlesque act for the stage. Imagine having all eyes on you while you captivate your audience with a truly original on-the-fly performance that is totally and unapologetically...

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$20

The Art of Slow Comedy Level 1 – (Fun)damentals

at Green Shirt Studio - Lakeview 4001 N Ravenswood Ave Unit 303-B, Chicago, Illinois 60613

The Art of Slow Comedy is a fresh approach to scenic improvisation, based on the idea that before you can be funny, you need to be real.  In this first level of Jimmy Carrane’s unique method, you will learn that you don’t have to invent something to be funny; audiences respond to real life situations and performers who are brave enough to...

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$289

6 sessions

Intro to the Art of Slow Comedy

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

The Art of Slow Comedy is a fresh approach to improv, based on the idea before you can be funny you need to be real. In this award-winning workshop, you will learn Jimmy Carrane’s unique method of improv, making it as easy as having a conversation.n.  You will be amazed how easy and fun it is to work this way, leading you to some of your best...

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$69

The Art of Slow Comedy Level 2 – The Guts

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

In the second level of Jimmy’s class, you will use the slow and patient style of The Art of Slow Comedy to create two-person scenes that are easy, effortless and memorable. Discover a new approach to improv that will make it as easy as having a conversation. Jimmy’s gentle approach strips away the pressure to be funny so you can create believable...

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$259

6 sessions

Improv at Work: Comedy for Better Collaboration

at General Assembly - Near North Side 444 N Wabash Ave 5th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Full Course Name Improv at Work: Comedy for Better Collaboration, Communication & Creation Innovation comes from an intersection of art and commerce. It comes from creativity, which takes risk, saying yes to new ideas, and collaborating with those around you. Kick off 2019 with a hands-on improv workshop that will take you through a series of...

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$25

The Year of Yes: Collaborate, Communicate, and Create

at General Assembly - Near North Side 444 N Wabash Ave 5th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Full Course Name: "The Year of Yes: Collaborate, Communicate, and Create better with Improv" Innovation comes from an intersection of art and commerce. It comes comes creativity, which takes risk, saying yes to new ideas, and collaborating with those around you. Kick off 2019 with a hands-on improv workshop that will take you through a series of...

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$35

Take It On: Stage Presence Workshop

at Vaudezilla Studios - Avondale 3614 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618

This sleek and sly workshop is designed to help you develop stage presence, find a performance style that works for you, and connect with an audience. Theatre and movement exercises will be used to guide you in preparing for stage work or just upping your public speaking confidence. These exercises draw from burlesque/cabaret tradition, acting styles,...

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$15
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