Join in on the fun with our drop-in improv class taught by Chicago-trained improv teacher, Chris Shurland! Develop your creativity and spontaneity through playful exercises and games. As of 2024, classes meet ONLY the FIRST TUESDAY of every month at 7 pm in Studio 219 of the Brooks Theater. The first class is free, and subsequent classes are only $10. Reserve your spot or drop-in for your laughter-filled experience.
About Chris Shurland
Chris Shurland is a Chicago-trained improv teacher and performer currently based in Oceanside. He had the good fortune to be trained by some of the nation’s best improv teachers when he completed the training programs at Second City, iO, and Annoyance Theatres as well as numerous workshops and classes across the U.S. and Canada in improv, clowning, and physical comedy.
He has since gone on to perform with several independent and house teams in Chicago, the Bay Area, and Southern California. He also teaches beginning-advanced improv classes and workshops nationally and internationally. Chris can currently be found teaching and performing at theaters and festivals with Irreverent Improv, Chicago-based duo Legends of Public Access, Bay Area-based duo A Couple of Tools, as well as with Finest City Improv’s house team Banker’s Kill and San Diego independent team Indiana Slack.