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About Main Stage Productions

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Garrett Gray

Founder of Main Stage Productions LLC

“They say the shortest distance between two people is a smile. I believe an even shorter distance is shared laughter!”

Garrett Gray is the Founder of Main Stage Productions LLC, Director of “Main Stage Improv”, and Assistant Director of Orland Park’s “No Limit Laughs” improv. Garrett is a cast member of his Second City troupe “100% Gluten”, his Tinley Park Group “Fourth Wall Improv” and has performed with Delorean an Improv Team. Garrett trained at The Second City Chicago, Laugh Out Loud Schaumburg, and Comedy Sportz. Garrett is a co-founder of the Yes And Toastmasters Club in Bolingbrook which combines improv with public speaking.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Improv is a form of live theater where most or all of what is performed is created spontaneously without a script.

By taking improv classes, and doing improv workshops and practicing with like-minded individuals are great ways to start

Expect unscripted scenes often created based on audience suggestions. It’s interactive and each performance is unique.

Audience participation is common, but it depends on the format and the troupe. You may be asked for suggestions or to volunteer on stage.

Workshops are usually short, intensive training sessions focusing on specific improv skills, led by experienced instructors.

Workshops can be open to all skill levels, from beginners to professionals. Check with the organizer for prerequisites.

Courses can vary from a few weeks to several months, depending on the depth and focus of the study.

An improv course typically covers foundational skills like scene building, character development, and collaboration.

Yes, many institutions offer online improv courses, making it convenient to learn from anywhere.

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