WORKSHOP: Zach Ward (Limit 20) (Athenaeum Theater - Lobby Level)

Athenaeum Theater (Studio One) $50

2936 N Southport AVE Chicago, IL 60657

In a world where that last scene just happened... what could possibly happen next. Come improvise and play directed games of WHAT IF? to uncover the most fun (extreme) ... scenes we could play IN THE FUTURE, in THAT world, super fun for you as the improviser and super fun for the audience. 

ZACH WARD owns DSI Comedy, where he currently serves as Artistic Director for both the theater and the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival since 2001. He tours the country teaching improv and performing with MISTER DIPLOMAT and ROAD TRIP (feat. Zach and an audience member who has never improvised before). In the world of comedy, Zach has been employed by ImprovBoston (Managing Director), Chicago Improv Festival (Associate Producer), Toronto Improv Festival (Producer), and ComedySportz Chicago. Zach has received critical acclaim from the Chicago Reader and Chicago Tribune for his performance with DUAL EXHAUST (Critic's Choice, Top 10 "Most Influential Comedy Duos of the Past Decade", International Super CageMatch Champions) and THE BEATBOX (Critic's Choice, "Top 5 Latenight Shows in Chicago"). Zach started improvising on stage in 1993, actively studying with Todd Stashwick (Burn Mahattan), Mick Napier and Susan Messing (Annoyance), Bob Dassie, Craig Cackowski and TJ Jagodowski (iO Chicago), Matt Besser and Amy Poehler (Upright Citizens Brigade), Michael Gelman (Second City), and with every student he teaches.