HIT THE GROUND RUNNING w/ Craig Uhlir and Jimmy Carlson

Sunday, September 1st

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at The Hideout Theatre - Upstairs

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CURRENTLY SOLD OUT. Audit spots available for sale below.
“Auditing” a workshop means you simply observe / take notes. You must remain seated and should not participate in any of the exercises.

Jimmy and Craig will train you how to play faster and clearer in your improv scenes. Simple steps you can take to slow down scenework for yourself and to allow your creative abilities to fully flow.  Get into fuller, richer, more FUN scenes that you wanna play in. Start actually being in the fun scenes you see all the time. Easy steps for simple fun.

About the Instructors:

Craig_Headshot
CRAIG UHLIR
Has been coaching Improv since 1999 and teaching since the turn of the century. He currently teaches at iO Chicago and at the Second City Chicago . Craig is an alumn of Second City Las Vegas and touring company.  He performs weekly at iO on the teams Deep Schwa and Prime.


Jimmy Carlson - CS
JIMMY CARLSON
performs at io LA, Second City Hollywood, The Blank Experience at the Lyric-Hyperion with other Annoyance alumn, and in procedural crime dramas on basic cable.  Prior to moving to LA he was the head of advanced improv at the Second City Training center in Chicago, taught at i.O  Chicago, and Columbia College, directed and performed on Second City’s City’s Mainstage, Etc, touring companies, cruise ships and countless improv teams at i.O. Chicago.

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Coldtowne Theater shows are Marathon-style, each group with 30 minutes of stage time. end to end, nonstop. Audience Members can sit in their chair as long as they like. from 6pm- 12mid with no reservations needed. First come first serve.

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