Susan Messing will be my guest in Mullaney Chain

Hump Night returns after our sellout show last week with a post Chicago Improv Festival night full of delicious comedy.

7:30 – The Improv Hour
featuring two groups:
Dinosaur with Lauren Gilbert and Aaron Burns
& Barrel Roll with Kate Anderson, Shaun Clayton, Fuzzy Gerdes, Jose Gonzalez, Shaun Himmerick, Greg Inda, Erica Reid

8:30 – The Variety Hour
with a story by J. W. Basilo, standup by Will Meinen and Lane Pieschel, sketch by Princess Palace, and more sketch by Bethanie John

9:45 – Mullaney Chain
with guest improvisors Susan Messing, Lauren Dowden, plus two more to be named

Hump Night opens January 9th

January 9th is opening night of Hump Night, a new comedy night at Strawdog Theatre. It’s an ecclectic evening in three acts:

  • 7:30 – The Improv Hour, featuring indie improv teams and student teams
  • 8:30 – The Variety Hour, featuring music, standup, sketch, storytelling and improv
  • 9:45 – Mullaney Chain, an improv show featuring Chicago finest improvisers

Opening night line up includes:

  • Other People’s Children, Dinosaur & McGarnakle in the improv hour
  • Lady Love, The Shock Ts, Candy Lawrence, Caitlin Bergh & Chad Briggs during the variety hour
  • And Dina Facklis as the first guest improviser in Mullaney Chain

WHERE: Strawdog Theatre’s Hugen Hall, 3829 N Broadway 2nd Floor, Chicago
WHEN: Wednesdays 7:30 – 10:30

Links:

humpnightposter

Monday Night Improv Performance Class with Kevin Mullaney

This is an eight week class for intermediate and advanced improv students with some long form improv experience. You will learn how to create fun, interesting, two-person scenes; explore different ways to create second beats from those scenes; and try connecting different threads at the end of your piece. There will be a special focus on game of the scene and developing characters with interesting points of view.

This is an eight week class for intermediate and advanced improv students with some long form improv experience. You will learn how to create fun, interesting, two-person scenes; explore different ways to create second beats from those scenes; and try connecting different threads at the end of your piece. There will be a special focus on game of the scene and developing characters with interesting points of view.

Kevin Mullaney
Kevin Mullaney

Best of all, the class includes three performances at Strawdog Theatre (in Hugen Hall). Each show will be hosted by your teacher and you will receive notes after the show. The following week, in class, will feature exercises to work on the specific areas of potential improvement identified from the last show.

And it only costs $199!

Click to Apply

Continue reading “Monday Night Improv Performance Class with Kevin Mullaney”

[SOLD OUT] Tuesday Night Improv Performance Class with Kevin Mullaney

This is an eight week class for intermediate and advanced improv students with some long form improv experience. You will learn how to create fun, interesting, two-person scenes; explore different ways to create second beats from those scenes; and try connecting different threads at the end of your piece. There will be a special focus on game of the scene and developing characters with interesting points of view.

This class is full. You can still get on the waiting list if you fill out the application form. I’ve also opened up a second class on Monday nights which starts in February.

This is an eight week class for intermediate and advanced improv students with some long form improv experience. You will learn how to create fun, interesting, two-person scenes; explore different ways to create second beats from those scenes; and try connecting different threads at the end of your piece. There will be a special focus on game of the scene and developing characters with interesting points of view.

Kevin Mullaney
Kevin Mullaney

Best of all, the class includes four performances at Strawdog Theatre (in Hugen Hall). Each show will be hosted by your teacher and you will receive notes after the show. The following week, in class, will feature exercises to work on the specific areas of potential improvement identified from the last show.

And it only costs $199!

Click to Apply

Continue reading “[SOLD OUT] Tuesday Night Improv Performance Class with Kevin Mullaney”