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 …

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 …