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Improv Extravaganza Explosion!

Saturday, Sep 1 at 12:00 PM

UP Comedy Club 230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor Chicago, IL 60614 View Map Add to my calendar

Improv Extravaganza Explosion

“Refreshing & Revealing!” – Chicago Tribune

“High-energy and hilarious!” – Chicago Parent

It's playtime! The Second City's performers lace up their sneakers and reach deep into their imaginations to present Improv Extravaganza Explosion!, an hour of interactive, family-friendly improvisation and sketch comedy where we pull ideas straight from the audience, and make it all up on the spot. The best part is that you never know what might happen! Perfect for ages 5 and up!

Also available for Birthday Parties and Field Trips!

Artists Performing:

  • Ross Bryant

    Ross Bryant

    Ross Bryant (Ensemble) hails from North Carolina, and now lives in Chicago. Previously, he has performed in comedy festivals all over America with the hip-hop improv show The Beatbox, in Maine with Improv Acadia, and in the Mediterranean with Second City aboard the Norwegian Jade. Ross is currently ... [More]

  • Chelsea Devantez

    Chelsea Devantez

    Chelsea Devantez (Ensemble) grew up in every state in the Southwest, studied at NYU and fell in love with Chicago. She recently performed in Second City’s ‘Charmed and Dangerous’ in Baltimore and before that, spent four months with Second City at Sea on a cruise ship. She improvis... [More]

  • John Hartman

    John Hartman

    John Hartman (Ensemble) is so happy to perform with The Second City. He has written and performed two solo shows at The Annoyance Theatre, Your Friends and Enemies and I'm Sorry I Missed You, both of which received Time Out Chicago Critic's Picks, and he has also performed at the TBS Just for Laugh... [More]

  • Hans Holsen

    Hans Holsen

    Hans Holsen (Ensemble) has improvised and performed scripted comedy here at Second City, at iO, The Annoyance, and ComedySportz, among others, and improvises with The Improvised Shakespeare Company and Baby Wants Candy. He toured the U.S. with The Second City Touring Company for two years and toured... [More]

  • Katie Klein

    Katie Klein

    Katie is beyond excited to perform with Improv Extravaganza Explosion. Before arriving in the city of big portions, she graduated from Indiana University, and lived in DC where she performed with Comedy Sportz and iMusical. In Chicago she has trained with iO and The Second City, and can be seen play... [More]

  • Scott Morehead

    Scott Morehead

    Scott is very excited to be performing in the Improv Extravaganza Explosion! He performs with The Late 90s at the iO Theatre and can regularly be seen at The Annoyance, CIC (w/ CPL), and The Second City. Scott has toured the nation with Mission: IMPROVable and the seven seas with Second City aboard ... [More]

  • Becky Poole

    Becky Poole

    Becky Poole (Ensemble) is a comedian, actor, voice over artist, and musical saw player who has been described by New York Theatre as having a "commitment to the absurd that is hilariously charming". She recently performed with the Chicago Children’s Theatre production of “Goodn... [More]

  • John Sabine

    John Sabine

    John Sabine (Ensemble) is thrilled to be performing with Improv Extravaganza Explosion! Originally from Dallas, he graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in Theatre and Dance. After moving to Chicago to attend Second City's Comedy Studies Program, he studied at the Second City Training Ce... [More]

  • Nate Sherman

    Nate Sherman

    Nate Sherman (Ensemble) started performing Improv Comedy at The Ohio State University with the College Group "The 8th Floor". He is a current member of the iO Harold Team "The Late 90's", an original cast member of "Oprah! A Comedy! Live Your Best Laugh!", and a member ... [More]

  • Jacob Shuda

    Jacob Shuda

    Jacob Shuda (Music Director) is ecstatic to be at The Second City. Jacob began his musical career as a six year old drumming in his grandpa Ray's basement, and turned to the piano at sixteen. He began studying improv in high school and has engaged in all sorts of mash-ups of music and theatre sinc... [More]

  • Katie Thomas

    Katie Thomas

    Katie Thomas (Ensemble) is honored to perform with The Second City! This Detroit native and University of Michigan graduate now writes, acts, and improvises in Chicago. She has performed at The Second City, iO, The Annoyance Theatre, and ComedySportz. She currently performs at iO with Neapolitan, an... [More]

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Saturday, Sep 1 at 12:00 PM

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