Aug 2, 2016 by

As the Improv Embassy prepares to open its doors, we’ve got two cool performance opportunities to share! (With more to come??) First, we are looking for improvisers who have an interest in hosting shows. Hosting is a whole skill on… Read More

Aug 3, 2016 by

If you haven’t seen the movie Don’t Think Twice yet, stop what you’re doing and go see it. It’s the story of a (semi-)fictional improv troupe in New York City, and what happens to the friends when one of them… Read More

Aug 8, 2016 by

The Improv Embassy lived up to its name this weekend when directors Dani, Chris and Val took part in an international showcase at Chicago’s iO Theater. The show featured improv sets with performers from Hungary, Poland, France, Australia, South Korea,… Read More

Aug 12, 2016 by

I’m a sucker for improv books. I’m always looking for new tips, perspectives on the artform or history to better understand how it developed. Here are four books about improv I read this summer. High-Status Characters: How the Upright Citizens… Read More

Aug 22, 2016 by

The renovations are continuing as we get ready for our September opening. We just spent all weekend painting with an awesome crew of volunteers. Next comes the stage, curtains and more. There’s a lot of work to do! By the… Read More