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    Chicago City Limits: Youth Improv Classes

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Theatre Arts, Comedy, Acting
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Minimum Cost: <$500
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    The Improv Core Curriculum consists of four levels. Levels I and II introduce students to the building blocks of improvisation and the techniques of successful scenework. Level III consists of multiple Core Elective courses—shorter courses that focus on more specific topics like physical characterization, building narrative, etc.—and students are encouraged to enroll in multiple Electives at the same time. Level IV is a performance workshop.

    YOUTH IMPROV CLASSESCCL

    offers improv classes that are designed for teenagers who have an interest in theater and improvisation, regardless of their past experience. Chicago City Limits tailors classes to fit the unique needs of the kids and helps them discover abilities they never even knew they had. The best part is that their confidence improves while having loads and loads of fun.

    TEEN WORKSHOPS

    6 weeks - $350?

    Prerequisites: None??

    Teen Improv  classes are designed for teens 12-17 with or without prior theatre or improv experience. Students will have the opportunity to discover new abilities as performers, improve self-confidence and overall, just have fun. They will learn techniques of improv, creating material from their own experience and outside suggestions, to be exhibited on the final day of class in a unique performance for family and friends.

    IMPROV FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

    THINK QUICK!

    4 weeks - $350?

    Prerequisites: None

    What do people working in a business environment and improv actors have in common? Lots of things! To be successful both have to  quickly adapt to an ever-changing landscape, make fast,  informed decisions, and clearly express their ideas with confidence. In short, they must work at the top of their intelligence and creativity. The basic tools of improv actors—listening, thinking out-of-the-box and building upon ideas—are essential skills for anyone working in a business environment. Improv for Business Professionals provides students with tangible skills for success in a business environment. The class focuses on key techniques used by improvisers to generate ideas, organize them, and present them in a cogent, compelling manner, along with ways to optimize working in a group. The class is engaging, informative and fun. It is ideal for anyone in law, advertising, finance, publishing, education, or any field where a creative approach can spell success.