Welcome to Funny Bones Improv

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A non-profit organization
dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles
through laughter

Funny Bones Improv’s mission is to share the gifts and benefits of laughter with sick children, their families, and their caregivers, in multiple hospitals across Chicago and New Orleans through volunteer comedy improvisation performances.

Funny Bones Improv offers laughter therapy programs, including customized interactive improvised performances as well as Laughter Yoga sessions. Our programs have proven to positively impact any hospital’s child life services programs, as well as the patient’s and family’s personal experience. As advocates for laughter, we have seen firsthand the positive and healthful – both short term and long term – effects of laughter and believe that it is our responsibility to continue to share it in hospitals across the country.

“MH told me she absolutely LOVED the show. She even asked me if she could come back next month just to see the show, even if she isn’t inpatient! Thank you so much for coming to see us every month! The kids really enjoy it and it is so good to see them laugh uncontrollably like that!!

– Claire Keller, B.S., CCLS, Tulane Hospital for Children

Recent News

Enormous Thank You to Stir-Friday Night, Salsation and Pimprov! August 11, 2014

Thank you to Stir-Friday Night, Salsation and Pimprov for an incredible evening of comedy this past Saturday night!


Proceeds from this event are being donated to Funny Bones Improv. We couldn’t ask for better partners and cannot wait to play again!


The 3rd Annual PreGame Playdate is coming! July 21, 2014


Save the date - Sunday September 28th from 11 am – 2 pm, back at Elmwood Kidsports!

Not only are we bringing back great snacks from Midway Pizza, High Hat Cafe, Dreamy Weenies, and Hansen’s SnoBliz, but this year, The 610 Stompers will be joining us! Keep checking back for more details as we get closer to the event!!

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