The ComedySportz Theatre is very proud to launch a new advanced training center program called The Chicago School of Professional Improvisation. The Chicago School of Professional Improvisation is aimed to help professionally inexperienced improvisers improve their skill set and achieve improvisational work at a professional level. Hear more details from our artistic team here:
to be put on our waitlist for next term***
• Disolving Genesis League in the summer
• Adding two new House Teams
• Last open audition for house teams is April 5th and 6th
• If you’re placed on a House Team, you will be on that House Team indefinitely
• 6 month program.
• Prerequisite: Completion of another improv training center
• Price: Early Bird $225, Regular $250
• Level 1: Cracking the Game
• Level 2: Creating Context and Environment
• Level 3: Advanced Musical Improv
• Level 4: Professional Application
• After graduation, the students will put on a 45-minute short show that will perform a four week run
• We will hold Ensemble Auditions in mid-September
• First priority for September auditions will go to graduates of The School, those currently enrolled in The School, and those already on House Teams
• Any additional slots will be offered to the general improv community
20 Chicago Comedy Favorites Help You Laugh Off Your Holiday Hangover!
The Fourth Annual ComedySportz New Year's Day Hangover Marathon will be hosted by Cody Melcher (Out of Bounds Comedy Festival). This year's show will run from 6 - 10(ish) pm on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at The ComedySportz Theatre, 929 W. Belmont, Chicago.
The 2014 Line Up:
Adam Burke (The Bob & Tom Show)
Megan Gailey (Naked Sports Live)
Bill Cruz (Chicago Underground Comedy)
Martin Morrow (Laugh Factory)
Dave Stinton (TBS: Just For Laughs)
Matt Riggs (Good News, Bad Timing)
Peter-john Byrnes (This Week in Despair)
Joe Kilgallon (Comedians You Should Know)
Saurin Choksi (Lincoln Lodge)
Kelsie Huff (Boulder International Fringe)
Emily Lake (Two Hour Comedy Hour)
Sherman Edwards (MISSION: Improvable)
Jake McKenzie (Stand-Up Stand-Up)
David Drake (Sidebar Comedy)
Reena Calm (Hoo-Ha Comedy)
Kristin Clifford (Performance Anxiety)
Alexandra Tsarpalas (The Kates)
Prateek Srivastava (Witiots)
Kevin Pomeroy (The Stevens Family)
and Jamie Campbell (ABC, NBC, truTV)All seats are $15.00. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with a cash bar available before and throughout the show.Tickets are available by phone at 773-549-8080, at the ComedySportz Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
This Veterans Day Weekend, ComedySportz Chicago is thanking vets for their service!
For all of our ComedySportz shows this weekend (November 7-9) we are offering a free ticket to any member, past or present, of the armed services. It's our way of saying "thank you".
If you are a vet (or veterenarian for that matter), your ticket is on us.And join us Saturday, November 9 at 8pm as two of our own veterans will captain their respective ComedySportz teams!
Rene Duquesnoy (Air Force) will captain the Blue Team against Jamie Campbell (Army) who will captain the Red Team.
Who will win? You decide! Just mention your service when ordering and bring your I.D. card to the box office when claiming your ticket.
Thursdays at 8 PM ($22)
Friday at 8 PM ($24) and 10 PM ($22)
Saturday at 6 PM ($22), 8 PM ($24), and 10 PM ($22)