Gorilla Tango Theatre

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Founded in 2006, Gorilla Tango (GTT) is a theater located on the west side of Chicago (in the Wicker Park / Bucktown neighborhood). The theater run by Dan Abbatte (who trained at iO and Second City). GTT previously operated a space in Albuquerque, NM.

The theater features several improvised shows, sketch revues and independent plays - as well as quite a bit of burlesque. ('Boobs & Goombas: A Super Mario Brothers Burlesque', 'A Nude Hope: A Star Wars Burlesque' and 'Temple of Boobs: An Indiana Jones Burlesque'). They also staged several productions of "Acro-cats" (a show featuring acrobatic cats).

Training Center

GTT's Training Center offers seveal classes and workshops (for kids, teens and adults), as well as the 'Ensemble Improv Program' (EIP) - created by Travis Tack. EIP coaches include: Matt Castellvi, Kevin Mullaney, Tim Stoltenberg and Dan Wright.

In the past, the space has offered workshops by Jimmy Carrane, Jason Chin and Dave Razowsky.

Current Shows

Astronaut Theatre - That New Show

Past Shows

Mitzi's Variety Hour - Salsation - The Spectacular Show - Stir Friday Night - Stripper's Picnic - Wanted

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