Welcome to the Detergent Symphony!

Theatre Momentum is proud to introduce the cast of our upcoming mainstage production, Detergent Symphony, an improvised soap opera in 12 episodes. Detergent Symphony is an improvised 12-part soap opera, entrenched in the stylized and heightened drama from real soap operas. Every actor will portray the ongoing narrative of a …

Food for Thought

A writer writes of what they know. An actor prepares. As an improvisor, you are both actor and writer at once. We spend a lot of time, in the improv world, flexing our pattern-recognition muscles, our acting muscles, and working a thousand different techniques to prepare ourselves for the stage. …

Newton ensemble!

Theatre Momentum is proud to introduce the cast of our new junior ensemble program, Newton! Newton’s shows will run on Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 and 9:45 PM, September 7-September 29. Tickets on sale in August!

Fugue

Tickets on sale now! Fugue 3 one acts plays, unfolding in harmony Production by the ensemble. A world premiere, created nightly. Fugue is an instant theatre production, unfolding in harmony. These talented actors will thematically blend three individual one-act plays, in the style of a musical fugue. This unique production …

Auditions-Detergent Symphony

Auditions! Detergent Symphony, an improvised soap opera in 12 episodes Theatre Momentum presents our ongoing soap opera, Detergent Symphony. Detergent Symphony is an improvised 12-part soap opera, entrenched in the stylized and heightened drama from real soap operas. Every actor will portray the ongoing narrative of a single character, as …

The Collider Improv Competition

Theatre Momentum presents our Improv competition, The Collider! 8 teams enter, one team leaves! A $350 prize awaits the winning improv team. The performing teams: A Little Forward Slaughterhome Dunning-Kruger Effect Cease and Desist TUNA Good People Friends for Years Now Sirens This ONE NIGHT ONLY event will take place …

Everything I know about improv I learned from Tetris.

Everything I know about improv I learned from Tetris. Okay, maybe not everything, but that seemed less clickbait-y title than “12 things about Tetris that also apply to improv! #4 will surprise you!” Welcome to my head. I started playing Tetris back in the 80s, when it came out, and …

The Collider Improv competition signup

Theatre Momentum presents our Improv competition, The Collider! 8 teams enter, one team leaves! A $350 prize awaits your improv team. This ONE NIGHT ONLY event will take place in the back lounge at Duffy’s Tavern & Grill, at 420 1/2 West Diversey, July 28. Shows will begin at 8 …

The 15 Hour Project!

Theatre Momentum is proud to announce our signature event, The 15 Hour Project! The 15 Hour Project is TM’s take on the traditional 24-hour theater project. Starting with improv actors who may never have worked together, we develop 3 improv shows from scratch, rehearse them, and perform them, all in …

Join the (junior) ensemble!

Join the (junior) ensemble! Theatre Momentum is hosting auditions for our intensive workshop/performance program, NEWTON. Come join the only theatre in Chicago dedicated to dramatic improvisation! Ready to sign up? Click through here! Newton will produce four junior ensembles of 10-12 players apiece. Each ensemble will rehearse weekly for 8 …