Launching in January of 2019, the iO Theater will launch programs for aspiring youth and teen improvisers!

Beginning January of 2019, the iO Theater will launch new youth and teen improv programs!

Why enroll your child in an improv class?

Improv classes are perfect for cultivating the skills to make friends, improve basic listening skills, build confidence, and refine the art of teamwork -all while having fun!

This 8-week program taught by a veteran iO performers, is offered in three different age groups: Pre-Teen (ages 10-13),  Teen (ages 14-17), and Youth (ages 5-9.

Each term will culminate in a family-friendly performance, showcasing each group and the improvisational skills they’ve learned!

Want to give it a try?

This fall, the iO Theater will be hosting Pre-Teen and Teen Immersion Workshops and an Open House for ages 5-9. 

Registration for these workshops is listed below. Visit us to see what we do, and then register your child for our Youth & Teen Improv Program in January of 2019!

The next Youth 8-week Improv classes will begin in January, 2019. (Classes will meet once a week for two hours.)

For all inquiries regarding age and interest (or to bring iO to your child’s school), please contact the iO Training Center at (312) 929-2401 or

Pre-Teen Improv Workshops (ages 10-13)

Saturday, October 27 from 12-2pm (cost $43)
Sunday, October 28 from 12-2pm (cost $43)

Teen Improv Workshops (ages 14-17)

Saturday, October 27 from 3-5pm (cost $43)
Sunday, October 28 from 3-5pm (cost $43)

FREE Youth Improv Open House Workshop for ages 5-9

Saturday, October 27 from 9-10am (FREE)
Sunday, October 28 from 9-10am (FREE)
Registration required.