advanced 1: context & environment

Context and Environment focuses on the skill set to play some of ComedySportz's prized games like sideline games and the hardest game in ComedySportz, 5 Things.  Each week a new skill will be taught from gibberish to object work to creating environments and eventually the art of guessing.


Starting September 29.
Pre-requisite: Previous improv experience, application.


advanced 2: cracking the game

Cracking the Game teaches advanced  improvisers the understanding and cracking of the basic structure of the most common improv games.  Improvisers will learn how to find patterns, develop blueprints of game types and be taught the skill set to create their own games through advanced theory teaching.  

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Pre-requisite: Professional School Level 1


Advanced 3: advanced musical games

Advanced Musical Improv will take your scenes to new levels. Learn how to host each game with confidence while also adding the element of music to your scenes and games.

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*Note: You may take Level 3 and 4 out of order.

Pre-requisite: Professional School Level 2 + Upper Level Program Audition


Advanced 4: hosting

Hosting explores performer polish, hosting for and interacting with an audience, and utilizing one's strengths to maximize integrity in play. There is a performance following this level.

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*Note: You may take Level 3 and 4 out of order.

Pre-requisite: Advanced Level 2 + Upper Level Program Audition


Advanced 5: professional application

Professional Application is designed to culminate your School experience and combine all levels of knowledge to finalize a fully formed short form show. With a honed skill set and sharpened game awareness, improvisers will create their own 45 minute show and learn what it takes to produce a ComedySportz-like experience.

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Pre-requisite: Advanced 3 or 4


All classes are held at CSz Theater Chicago, 929 W. Belmont Ave. 773-549-8080


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