Acting Classes in River West, Chicago

Private Burlesque Lesson for Up to Two or an Eight-Week Burlesque Course for One at Vaudezilla (Up to 59% Off)



Classes in artful vaudevillian dance led by a company that has hosted more than 200 shows in Chicago.

$120 $59

$950 for a Voice-Over Demo and Private Coaching for One at The Foxhole Chicago ($1,900 Value

The Foxhole Chicago

The Foxhole

Coach gives advice on breaking into the world of voice-over and coaches you through a voice-over demo production in their private studio

$1,900 $950

Drop-In Workshop for One or Two at Li'l Buds Theatre Company (Up to 50% Off)

Li'l Buds Theatre Company


Kids immerse themselves in the world of theater with fun themed workshops including performance as superheroes, princesses, and pirates

$20 $12

for The Actor's Corner Package with Acting Classes, Headshots, and Demo Reel at Virtual X ($350 Value)

Virtual X


Two acting courses in monologues or blocking, digital headshots, 25 prints, a demo reel, and interim casting agency placement.

$350 $129.99

$19 for A Dance, Theater, or Voice Class at Beyond The Stars Performing Arts Academy ($85 Value)

Beyond The Stars Performing Arts Academy


Seasoned instructors help dancers, actors, and singers of all levels develop their confidence and technical skill

$85 $19

7-Week Half- or Full-Day Summer Performing Arts Camp for Kids on June 26–August 11 (Up to 54% Off)

FieldCrest School of Performing Arts

Park Forest

Kids learn how to combine creative writing, improv, dance, and music

$580 $269

One-Day Comedy Course or Five-Week Improv or Standup Course from McKay Arts Management (Up to 60% Off)

McKay Arts Management

McKay Arts Management

Second City alumnus teaches 5–12 pupils ages 16+ during classes for all skill levels; five-week session culminates in a live show.

$35 $15

Voiceover Class, Intro Acting Class or Voiceover and Intro Acting Class from Gravy For The Brain (Up to 89% Off)

Gravy For The Brain

Online Deal

Award-winning actors and casting directors lead online classes designed to help users begin careers in acting and voiceover work.

$297 $35

Cerebral Sorcery Magic Show (April 28–May 7)

Cerebral Sorcery Magic Show

Chicago Dramatists

Part magic show, part metaphysical journey starring two eccentric, renowned magicians; recommended for ages 16+

$42.39 $20

Weekend or Tuesday-Night Comedy Shows at Laugh Factory, through April 29

Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory

Legendary standup-comedy venue hosts some of the best local and touring comedians around during weekend and Tuesday night comedy shows

$11 $7

Dreamboys (March 4–August 26)


LITE Chicago

Vegas-style male revue sees Josh Seiter of ABC’s The Bachelorette strip and dance alongside a cast of other hunks

$41.05 $19

5 or 10 Drop-In Classes at Starr Fitness - Jukefit (Up to 37% Off)

Starr Fitness - Jukefit

Homan Square

$45 for 10 drop-in fitness classes ($70 value).

$35 $22

The Look At Me Now Tour featuring Lavell Crawford, Jay Pharaoh, Dominique, and Michael Colyar on April 29 at 7 p.m.

The Look At Me Now Tour ft Lavell Crawford, Jay Pharaoh, Dominique, Michael Colyar, and Rip Michaels

UIC Pavilion

Star-studded lineup of black comedians includes Lavell Crawford (a.k.a. Huell on Breaking Bad) and SNL star Jay Pharaoh

$67.50 $39

10 or 20 Group Personal-Training and Boot-Camp Sessions at 312 Athletic Club (Up to 89% Off)

312 Athletic Club

312 Athletic Club

Exercisers test their stamina and strength during ever-changing boot-camp sessions and personal training

$160 $19

4 or 10 Kickboxing Classes with Personal-Training Session and Boxing Gloves at iLoveKickboxing.

Multiple Locations

Kickboxing classes combine boxing and martial arts to help tone and trim physiques, and one-on-one training helps refine style and results.

$105 $30

"Moby Dick"

Lookingglass Theatre


called "a triumph of grand theatrical imagination, deep thought, superb acting, and eye-popping, ingeniously deployed physical daring.

$35 $25.25

Three Pole- or Aerial-Fitness Classes or Dance Party with Champagne for 14 at The Brass Ring (Up to 61% Off)

The Brass Ring Pole Dance & Aerial Fitness

Humboldt Park

Pole classes welcome beginners by introducing them to spins and tricks; aerial classes teach the fundamentals of acrobatics in the air.

$75 $39

60-Day Unlimited Bootcamp & Personal Training Package with Gift for 1 or 2 at 312 Athletic Club (Up to 87% Off)

312 Athletic Club

312 Athletic Club

Exercisers test their stamina and strength during ever-changing boot-camp sessions and personal training

$438 $58

One Month of Unlimited Yoga at Eb & flow Yoga ($150 Value)

Eb & flow Yoga


Passionate and welcoming instructors lead several yoga classes, from the meditative yin yoga style to the more rigorous power flow style.

$150 $49

"Flanagan's Wake" Interactive Comedy (February 24 - April 28)

"Flanagan's Wake"

Chicago Theater Works

Join the colorful denizens of Grapplin, Ireland, as they (and you) toast the departed with a raucous evening of stories, songs, and stouts

$31.62 $15.50

$99 for One Month of Unlimited Indoor Cycling Classes at Full Psycle ($149 Value)

Full Psycle Chicago


High-intensity cycling classes can burn up to 800 calories in a single class.

$149 $99

"Waiting to Inhale"

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

"Timeless Magic"

Theater Wit

North Side

$18 $13

$31 for One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes and Personal Training Sessions ($89 Value)

312 Athletic Club

312 Athletic Club

$31 for one month of unlimited boot-camp classes and unlimited personal training sessions ($89 value).

$89 $31

Month of Unlimited Dance and Fitness Classes with Optional Private Consult at One Hundred Fitness (Up to 62% Off)

One Hundred Fitness


Dance, cardio, and stretching classes sculpt lean bodies; Pilates strengthens cores and improves flexibility.

$130 $49

"Strangest Things! The Musical" - Saturday April 1, 2017 / 10:00pm

Greenhouse Theater Center

Greenhouse Theater Center

$15 $10.50


Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$12 $9

One or Four Yoga Classes at The Peace School (Up to 38% Off)

The Peace School


Nonprofit educational organization recognized by the United Nations promotes peace through meditation, yoga, and tae kwon do classes.

$10 $10

$47 for Private Introductory Ballroom or Latin Dance Instruction at Dance SPA ($75 Value)

Dance SPA

North Side

Professional dance instructors instill fundamentals in ballroom or Latin dance during interactive session

$75 $47


Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$12 $9

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  • International Comedy Class
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Meechie has traveled the world doing comedy. The class was created to take that experience and give that to student who want to be better. This will be hard work and challenge your comedy Brian. Your instructor writes for MTV and tours with major comedians. Headshot, booking video given final date. Do you provide any materials? What should your students expect to bring? I provide the student with creative exercises I have developed and material on different forms of comedy every week. The student will have to perform weekly inside and outside of class. Collectively we will be responsible for producing final showcase. What was the inspiration to start or run this business? I am a comedian who has had to figure things out as I worked. This class was created to help student develop a more personal comedy voice and help learn from experiences I have already had. What do you love most about your job? I enjoy making people laugh period. When I see students become productive working professionals it only adds to the entire comedy community with TV shows, ticket sales and booking.
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  • Yallah! Dance Studio
    For the theatrically inclined, Yallah! Dance Studio offers engaging plays for your enjoyment in Chicago. Want to become a better dancer? Step up your game when you enroll in a class at Yallah! Dance Studio. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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  • Acting Studio Chicago
    When you're ready to take on your next adventure, head to Acting Studio Chicago in Chicago for some fun. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles. For those who wish to avoid traffic, Acting Studio Chicago is also accessible via public transportation, with stops at Grand (Red), Merchandise Mart (Purple Express, Brown), and State/Lake (Orange, Brown, Purple Express, Green, Pink).
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  • The Second City
    Embedded within Chicago's famed venue for sketch and improv comedy, The Second City Training Center hosts performances from a corps of jokesters culled from faculty, alumni, and current students. The productions encourage innovative works of comedy and experimental theater that adhere to The Second City's teachings, which include the development of new voices and points of view, and no fewer than four references to alumnus George Wendt.
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  • Chicago Actors Studio
    The Chicago Actors Studio encourages imagination and emotional exploration as it educates aspiring thespians in the dramatic arts. With affiliates in New York and Los Angeles, the studio welcomes students of all ages and experience to hone their skills through practiced scene study and individual monologues. The 10-week Acting as a Craft class showers a broad curriculum of skills upon actors-in-training, teaching them the nuances of acting onstage, on camera, or on top of a speeding train. Classes cover cold readings, as well as the initial steps toward becoming a master manipulator of voice and movement. Students ready to share their skills can benefit from expert wisdom in the Audition Power class, where instructors teach the tiny tricks necessary to quickly build relationships with scene partners, handle callbacks, and dress appropriately for the role.
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