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 …

House Managers Wanted

House Managers wanted Work for Theatre Momentum! Theatre Momentum is seeking to hire house managers for our upcoming productions, starting Friday and Saturday nights, 7-10 PM, May 4-June 16 (no shows 5/25, 5/26). The House Manager would be responsible for setting up the studio for performances prior to cast and …

Cognitive Load

Cognitive Load One of the biggest tenets that I push in all my classes and workshops is building an environment for scenes. I repeatedly encourage my actors to take the time to build themselves a world to work in, a playground to play in. It defeats the ever-present brain-drain of …

Auditions- Fugue State

Auditions! Fugue State An evolution on TM’s signature show, Fugue, this production weaves three 45-minute scenes together as they play out onstage simultaneously. The show is captures elements of a musical fugue through three simultaneous improvised one-act plays that explore similar themes. The evolution of the form is in the …

Lies, Damned Lies, & Statistics- tickets on sale!

Lies, Damned Lies, & Statistics A world premiere in two acts. Production by the ensemble. A world premiere, created nightly. Lies, Damned Lies, & Statistics is an instant theatre production in two acts. These talented actors will bring their own “lies and damned lies”, snatched from their own life experience …

Welcome, Liars!

Theatre Momentum is proud to introduce the cast of our upcoming mainstage production, Lies, Damned Lies, & Statistics:  

Mea Culpa…

So some mea culpas… After speaking with some good friends, colleagues and my fiancée, I realize how what I posted in our recent blog may have been misunderstood. For that, I am truly sorry. My intent was not to offend… it was the opposite. Allow me to clarify my initial …

Ladies & Gentlemen…

It’s International Women’s Day. Today is a day for recognizing women who have inspired us, and for recognizing achievements by women, the world over. And that’s a good thing. It’s good that things like the MeToo movement and the Time’s Up movement are happening. It’s good that “inclusion rider” gets …

The Room Where It Happens

The Room Where It Happens… We recently got a puppy. She is an adorable little pain in the butt, and we love her to death. But what always so amusing to us is how she cannot stand it if one of us is out of the room. Step into the …