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Shakes@Home
Children's/Family, Online Classes, Virtual
Runs Apr 24 - Nov 30, 2020

Whether you’re teaching remotely or looking for a fun activity for the family this weekend, we’ve got you covered. Explore education tools, centuries of critical thinking, artistic interpretation, …

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The Annoyance Training Center
Online Classes
Runs May 05 - Oct 31, 2020

The Annoyance Training Center teaches students how to develop and maintain a strong individual voice in their improvisation. Through scenework, classes address the initiation of a scene; developing …

12:00PM Fri, Oct 23, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Sat, Oct 24, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Sun, Oct 25, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Mon, Oct 26, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Tue, Oct 27, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Wed, Oct 28, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Thu, Oct 29, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Fri, Oct 30, 2020
$25 – $50
12:00PM Sat, Oct 31, 2020
$25 – $50
The Lightbulb Lab
Online Classes
Runs May 05 - Oct 31, 2020

Filament Theatre has launched The Lightbulb Lab, a weekly downloadable activity toolkit for your child to spark their creativity and give you a well-deserved break! We may all …

12:00PM Fri, Oct 23, 2020
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The Second City's Online Adult Classes
Online Classes
Runs May 05 - Oct 31, 2020

Try an Online Class! Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who have played on its stages, we have become the …

12:00PM Fri, Oct 23, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Sat, Oct 24, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Sun, Oct 25, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Mon, Oct 26, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Tue, Oct 27, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Wed, Oct 28, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Thu, Oct 29, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Fri, Oct 30, 2020
$25 – $95
12:00PM Sat, Oct 31, 2020
$25 – $95
The Second City's Online Kids and Teen Classes
Online Classes
Runs May 05 - Oct 31, 2020

Try an Online Class! Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who have played on its stages, we have become the …

12:00PM Fri, Oct 23, 2020
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Virtual Learning
Online Classes
Runs May 05 - Oct 31, 2020

FREE virtual theatre and learning from Chicago Children's Theatre. Watch Videos

12:00PM Fri, Oct 23, 2020
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Let’s Make a Radio Play! (Grades 6-8)
Online Classes
Runs Oct 03 - Nov 14, 2020

ANNOUNCER: “And now, Children, from somewhere in time, and broadcasting through the atmosphere to the tiny timpani in your teeny ears, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents, ‘Let’s. Make. A …

10:00AM Sat, Oct 24, 2020
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Makeup a Character
Online Classes
Runs Oct 10 - Nov 14, 2020

Who’s that in the mirror there? Same “who” you always see...right? Well, Lookingglass artist Sully Ratke sees a universe of secret characters yearning for release. Discover your own, and …

10:00AM Sat, Oct 24, 2020
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Play and Emotion (Grades K-2)
Online Classes
Runs Oct 03 - Nov 14, 2020

Happy, sad, afraid, disgusted, angry, surprised, jealous, proud, curious, silly, bored...or something else. If you feel this way sometimes, you’re probably a person. And if you’re a little …

11:00AM Sat, Oct 24, 2020
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Level 1: Improv and Physics
Online Classes
Runs Oct 20 - Dec 19, 2020

Start here and dive into Dramatic Improvisation. Students will learn about the connection between strong scene work and the physical environment in self, scene partner, and environment. Learn …

12:00PM Sat, Oct 24, 2020
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The Writers’ Workout
Online Classes
Runs Oct 24 - Nov 14, 2020

Authors of all levels and disciplines! Move it or lose it! Stretch that creative freedom! Pump them writing muscles! Who needs Richard Simmons? Playwright, actor, 2011 3Arts Awardee, …

12:00PM Sat, Oct 24, 2020
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1, 2, 3, Painting!
Online Classes
Runs Oct 11 - Nov 15, 2020

Build a watercolor painting in six sessions. 1. Start with a concept and image research. 2. Compose through sketching and lay down lines. 3. Water! Color! Ta-da!  It’s 1, …

11:00AM Sun, Oct 25, 2020
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MT Scene Study
Online Classes
Runs Oct 04 - Nov 08, 2020

Let’s go back to scene work focusing on musical books up to the point of a song beginning. Break down the style and motivation to set up your …

5:00PM Sun, Oct 25, 2020
5:00PM Sun, Nov 01, 2020
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Clowning (Grades 9-12)
Online Classes
Runs Oct 05 - Nov 16, 2020

Find the Bozo that lives in you, bozo! All clowning is, it’s the most earnest attempt on life. And life, it’s the ultimate obstacle. You get the tension …

4:00PM Mon, Oct 26, 2020
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Tap 101
Online Classes
Runs Oct 05 - Nov 09, 2020

Brush up on tap or introduce yourself to the basics. This class will teach basic steps and combinations so everyone can feel confident working towards being their best …

6:30PM Mon, Oct 26, 2020
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Puppetry in Practice
Online Classes
Runs Oct 05 - Oct 26, 2020

Let’s put puppetry into practice! Practice technique. Practice style application, Practice building. And practice some dang puppet shows together! Multi-talented performer and brilliant puppeteer Kasey Foster (Ensemble Member too!) leads the Practice.

7:00PM Mon, Oct 26, 2020
Playing With Plays With Music
Online Classes
Runs Oct 19 - Nov 16, 2020

Whether a full-blown musical or a richly-scored pantomime; whether a fresh new play or an adaptation; whether the seed of an idea or a few excerpts from a …

7:30PM Mon, Oct 26, 2020
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Character Study (Grades 9-12)
Online Classes
Runs Oct 06 - Nov 17, 2020

Discover new and creative tools to craft original characters based on your own experience in the world. Master Actor Lawrence Grimm invites you to exercise and investigate archetype, …

4:00PM Tue, Oct 27, 2020
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Dance Magic, Dance!
Online Classes
Runs Oct 06 - Nov 17, 2020

Be it Bowie, Bee Gees, Prince, or Earth, Wind & Fire, the sweat shall flow. Mover, shaker, and Lookingglass Ensemble Member Kasey Foster will make certain that sheen looks …

7:00PM Tue, Oct 27, 2020
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Composing Character Song (Grades 3-5)
Online Classes
Runs Oct 07 - Nov 18, 2020

Hey, singer-songwriters! We should totally write our own brand-new songs to sing inspired by famous characters in theater and literature…right? Right on! Alisa Rosenthal will lead us all …

3:30PM Wed, Oct 28, 2020
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Alice in Zoomland
Online Classes
Runs Oct 07 - Nov 18, 2020

OK! The quick version. I saw a rabbit. I chased it. I fell down a hole into Zoomland where nationally renowned auteur and Lookingglass Ensemble Member David Catlin showed me …

7:00PM Wed, Oct 28, 2020
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Imagination Exploration: ​Fun With Feelings​
Children's/Family, Online Classes
Runs Nov 02 - Dec 14, 2020

​What does it look like if you're happy as a clam, as angry as a hornet, down in the dumps, or hopping mad? Feelings are not only part …

4:00PM Mon, Nov 02, 2020
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Broadway Through the Decades​
Children's/Family, Online Classes
Runs Nov 02 - Dec 14, 2020

​Take a stroll down memory lane as we explore where inspiration for some of our modern Broadway favorites came from! Each week students will focus on a specific …

5:00PM Mon, Nov 02, 2020
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Songwriting and Composition for Guitarists
Online Classes
Runs Nov 03 - Dec 15, 2020

​What a great time to dust off that old guitar and put it to good use again! This 6-week adult class guitar songwriting class will cover chord progressions, …

7:30PM Tue, Nov 03, 2020
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