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    Anne Libera

    Director of Comedy Studies, Columbia College Chicago & The Second City

    Anne Libera is the director of comedy studies and coordinator for the B.A. degree in comedy writing and performance at Columbia College Chicago. The degree is a unique collaboration with The Second City and the first of its kind in the United States. She has worked with The Second City since 1986, and served as the executive artistic director of The Second City Training Centers from 2001 to 2009.

    Her book, “The Second City Almanac of Improvisation,” is published by Northwestern University Press. For The Second City, she directed “The Madness of Curious George,” “Computer Chips and Salsa” and “The Second City Goes to War,” as well as productions across the world. Her other directing credits include Stephen Colbert's one-man show “Describing a Circle.” She has also been an artistic consultant to Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry and reviewed theater for WGN Radio.

    Past Events

    Wednesday, Oct 19 2016

    7 PM

    It’s no secret that Chicago is one of the world’s biggest comedy hubs. From Bill Murray to Tina Fey, some of the biggest names in the business have... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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