Author Archives: rhaschemeyer

CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL IS NOW BIENNIAL

For Immediate Release   CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL IS NOW BIENNIAL Chicago, August 25, 2017 – 21 years ago, when Frances Callier and Jonathan Pitts co-founded the Chicago Improv Festival, there were maybe 3 or 4 other ongoing improv festivals they were aware of in North America. Now, there’s currently approximately 140 improv festivals worldwide. In light of this current festival environment, Chicago Improv Productions’ Board of Directors has been exploring different ways to best highlight and position Chicago Improv Festival as a festival locally, nationally and internationally. Continue reading →