Upcoming Class Term: Term 1, 2019

Term 1, 2019 runs from Sunday, January 6th – Saturday, March 2nd.

All improv classes are $295

Registration is open for: Level 1 Improv Classes, Writing, Improv to Sketch, Musical Improv, and Electives are open for registration.



Registration for levels 2 through Performance Level of our Improv Program will open the week of December 11th.

Level 2 opens at 12pm on Tuesday, December 11th
Level 3 opens at 1pm on Tuesday, December 11th
Level 4 opens at 12pm on Wednesday, December 12th
Levels 5 opens at 12pm on Thursday, December 13th
Performance Level open at 12pm on Friday, December 14th

Check the Term 1 2019 Class Schedule for class dates and times.
Improv Classes info
Improv to Sketch Classes info
Writing Classes info
Electives & Workshops info

The 2019 class week at iO Chicago runs Sunday through Saturday.
Classes meet once a week three hours. There are 8 class meetings per level.
All Session classes take place at the iO Theater, 1501 N. Kingsbury St. Chicago, IL 60642.


CLICK HERE TO READ iO’S CONDUCT POLICY — Upon receipt of a report of inappropriate conduct under this policy, iO will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation and appropriate corrective action will be taken, if/as warranted. The action taken by iO in response to a report of concern under this policy will depend on the nature of the concern.

Additional Info

  • The iO Theater reserves the right to accept or deny an individual’s application.
  • In order to encourage iO’s philosophy of commitment to a group and an ensemble. students are allowed to miss no more than two classes in each 8 week session. (You may make up a class, but make-ups will still count as an absence.) If a student misses more than 2 classes they are required to repeat the level.
  • Tuition is non refundable. If you cannot attend the class you registered for, we can roll your tuition to be used during another session as long as you contact the Training Center 24 hours prior to the class beginning. If you reach out after that, we cannot roll your tuition.
  • Participation in or completion of classes does not guarantee placement on an iO Harold Team.
  • The iO Theater reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class if they do not reach a minimum number of students.
  • Our instructors are working actors/improvisers. While we don’t anticipate having to change the instructor after registration ends, please be aware that this may happen from time to time.

Read the full Training Center Policies for additional info.

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