Artistic Categories

Chicago Improv Festival is proud to present 160 acts in our 19th year. These talented acts come from across the country and are organized into 9 artistic categories, each celebrating a different style of improvisation. This year’s categories are:

Alternative/Experimental
Dramatic
Emerging Artists
Genre
Home Shows
Long Form
Musical
Open Stage
Short From

We can’t wait to see you at the festival! Be sure to check out your favorite styles and also see something new!