RECESS | Outreach in Chicago

Learn & Play

RECESS Improv engages students in the same exercises and games practiced by professional actors and comedians. Students develop awareness, listening, and leadership skills that are essential to performance and personal development, all with a focus on community building and playfulness.


After School programs

RECESS brings valuable performance and life-skills to your school as part of your after school program catalog or as a fully self administrated class between the hours of 3-5pm


RECESS offers holiday, summer and weekend workshops that are fully customizable or fit into an organization’s programming schedule

Youth Performance

RECESS is based at The Playground Theater at the East end of The Belmont Theater district on the North side of Chicago. We are looking to produce and train youth for performances at the theater

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