Want to learn to improvise?

Then you’ve come to the right place!

Considered to be the Mecca of improvisation, the iO Theater (formerly known as The ImprovOlympic)  boasts a full training center based on the teachings of our co-founder and improv guru, Del Close, and his partner and iO owner, Charna Halpern , that has helped train and develop the talents of an entire generation of America’s best and brightest comedic entertainers.

Our curriculum teaches you our unique approach to Improvisation and the essential skills to perform iO’s world-famous signature form, “The Harold”.

Want more? Our Writing Program and battery of electives will help you develop whatever comedy skills you need!

Use the links below to read more about our curriculum, schedule, instructors and policies, or contact us at 312 929-2401 or classes@ioimprov.com for more information!