*BE* A FOOL - stay in OUR SCHOOL!

*BE* A FOOL - stay in OUR SCHOOL!

*BE* A FOOL - stay in OUR SCHOOL!*BE* A FOOL - stay in OUR SCHOOL!*BE* A FOOL - stay in OUR SCHOOL!
Students at The Laughing Academy improv comedy children's theater school in Glenview

IMPROV IS FOR EVERYONE

CREATIVITY!    CONFIDENCE!   COMMUNICATION!


Whether you're 7 or 70, 

an accountant or an actor,

 the class clown or the company CEO, 

THE LAUGHING ACADEMY is the place for you!  

We're serious about fun, and committed

 to a supportive atmosphere where everyone's 

encouraged to bring out their inner goofball!

CHECK OUT OUR NEW HOME SC*HOO*L SESSIONS!

To help keep everyone laughing and learning while we're all stuck at home, The Laughing Academy is delighted to offer this series of easy, awesome, in-home improv games that the whole family can play!

UPCOMING in-studio CLASSES!

ADULT CLASS - starts apr 2

ADULT ONE-DAY workshop - MAY 2

ADULT ONE-DAY workshop - MAY 2

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Kevin D'Ambrosio returns for a 4-week storytelling session -finishing with a staged performance!

ADULT ONE-DAY workshop - MAY 2

ADULT ONE-DAY workshop - MAY 2

ADULT ONE-DAY workshop - MAY 2

Jimmy Carrane teaches improvised comedy improvosation at The Laughing Academy Glenview

ONE DAY ONLY! -  Jimmy Carrane leads this  special  3-hour  Saturday "Slow Comedy" long-form improv workshop intensive!

NEW kids classes!

ADULT ONE-DAY workshop - MAY 2

NEW kids classes!

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sign up now for summer camp!

full day - s.t.e.m. & improv / half-day - all improv all the time

PICK THE SCHEDULE THAT'S BEST FOR YOU !



In partnership with CODE PLAY LEARN we are pleased to offer a full-day  ART & SCIENCES summer camp with IMPROV and S.T.E.M. classes for ages K-5th Grade!              

  • *THREE Mon-Fri sessions - featuring NEW CLASSES each week!* 
  • WEEK 1 ~ JUNE  8-12  ~WEEK 2 ~ JUNE  15-19 ~ WEEK 3 ~ JUNE  22-26 
  • AVAILABLE CLASSES: Coding/Robotics/VEX IQ Engineering/ Minecraft & Roblox Modding/Computer Game Creation/Ensemble/Team Building/ Character Work/Storytelling

                                                     SPACE IS LIMITED - DON'T MISS OUT!

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next *on stage* at the academy!

House team show - middle school

house team show - middle & high school

house team show - middle & high school

Laughing Academy Glenview Middle School improv comedy performers

SAT 04/04 8PM -  IMPROV SHOW

MIDDLE SCHOOL HOUSE TEAM!

 Join us for a KID FRIENDLY "Afterschool Special" as The Laughing Academy's Middle School Team shows off their chops with a completely improvised show!

house team show - middle & high school

house team show - middle & high school

house team show - middle & high school

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 FRI 04/17 8PM -  IMPROV SHOW

MIDDLE  & HIGH SCHOOL HOUSE TEAMS!

It's TWICE THE TALENT when The Laughing Academy's High School and Middle School Teams take the stage to create FAMILY-FRIENDLY improv! 

storytown - kid friendly improv

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THU 04/23 6:30PM ~ STORYTOWN IMPROV

Come see STORYTOWN, Chicago's top KID FRIENDLY professional improv troupe, starring our own Miss Jill, plus TLA teachers  Molly, Jean, Zach, and Mike! FREE TO ALL STUDENTS - just $5 for friends and family!

STAND UP COMEDY NIGHT

STAND UP COMEDY NIGHT

STAND UP COMEDY NIGHT

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ON FRI 04/03 TLA is bringing giggly back to Glenview with another awesome night of adult-oriented STAND UP COMEDY  starring headliner Darius Kennedy, with openers Larry Bloom and Paige Blair, and hosted by the hilarious Ricky March!

the anti boss

STAND UP COMEDY NIGHT

STAND UP COMEDY NIGHT

The Laughing Academy presents The Anti Boss in their 'After Hours'  age 21+ entertainment series

ON FRI 04/24  TLA invites you to experience THE ANTI BOSS, comedian Mike Maxwell's critically acclaimed mock "new-hire orientation" interactive show, that will take you through the most honest - and hilarious-  "first day of work " that you've ever had!    

D34 ENRICHMENT REGISTRATION 

"I wish people could see the magic that happens in a Laughing Academy class..."

"THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE PARTY SUCH A SUCCESS. THE GIRLS HAD A MAGICAL TIME!"

"I wish people could see the magic that happens in a Laughing Academy class..."

- Kate A.

"I WAS A LITTLE SELF CONSCIOUS AT FIRST... BUT WHAT AN ENTERTAINING NIGHT!"

"THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE PARTY SUCH A SUCCESS. THE GIRLS HAD A MAGICAL TIME!"

"I wish people could see the magic that happens in a Laughing Academy class..."

 - Pamela S. 

"THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE PARTY SUCH A SUCCESS. THE GIRLS HAD A MAGICAL TIME!"

"THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE PARTY SUCH A SUCCESS. THE GIRLS HAD A MAGICAL TIME!"

"Kim made us all feel comfortable, and able to let loose. we can't wait to do it again!"

 - Rachel R. 

"Kim made us all feel comfortable, and able to let loose. we can't wait to do it again!"

"MY child enthusiastically told me she wants to go every week. I highly recommend these classes!"

"Kim made us all feel comfortable, and able to let loose. we can't wait to do it again!"

- Katie L.

"MY child enthusiastically told me she wants to go every week. I highly recommend these classes!"

"MY child enthusiastically told me she wants to go every week. I highly recommend these classes!"

"MY child enthusiastically told me she wants to go every week. I highly recommend these classes!"

- Jackie P.

"A FUN SETTING THAT WAS ALSO CONFIDENCE-BUILDING. such a wonderful class!"

"MY child enthusiastically told me she wants to go every week. I highly recommend these classes!"

"MY child enthusiastically told me she wants to go every week. I highly recommend these classes!"

 - Michelle L. 

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