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    Welcome to Improv 101

    What happens when volunteers from the audience jump on the CIW stage to bawk like a chicken, play the slap game, pretend to be spiderman and run around in circles singing "It's a Small World?" Pure chaos and comedy genius! Watch beloved Chicago comedian Susan Messing fill her curse jar as she shares the secrets of improv, explains why she applauds stand-up comedians and tells us some of the crazy ideas she conjures up when she's high in the tub.

    Susan Messing
    Comedian, The Second City

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