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kids Programs

Kids and Teens can take a class with The Second City too! We welcome all experience levels. Kids Comedy Classes are led by performers/instructors who are experienced working with young students.

Acting Program

Acting Program

Study the basic skills of acting. Monologues, scenes, and exercises are used to examine techniques an actor uses to establish a character. In this program students discover skills found in…

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Kids Comedy Camps

Kids Comedy Camps

The Second City Kids Comedy Camps are a place to exercise your creative energies in our improvisation and comedy writing camps! Campers play fun improv games to help access creativity,…

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Improv Program

Improv Program

In the Kids Improv Program you’ll study the fundamentals of improvisation through exercises that help to develop strong ensemble and character work. Develop stage presence as well as patience, self…

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Music Program

Music Program

The Second City Music Program is dedicated to helping students explore comedy’s unique relationship to music through voice, improvisation, and songwriting.

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Physical Theatre

Physical Theatre

Through the experience of imagination, creativity, and play, we invite young performers to discover their sense of gravity and levity, range of breath, physical awareness, and emotional connection.

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Stand-Up & Storytelling

Stand-Up & Storytelling

Discover your unique comic voice in Second City’s Stand-Up and Storytelling courses. Stand-Up uses an improvisational approach to the creation and delivery of solo comic material. Storytelling helps you bring…

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TV, Film & Digital

TV, Film & Digital

Our TV, Film & Digital Program courses focuses on DIY or guerilla-style filmmaking with an emphasis on creating short comedic video content. The course curriculum includes pitching video ideas, scripting…

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Writing Program

Writing Program

Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building block of any Second City show. Study classic Second City scenes, use improv to develop scenes and write original sketches.

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Scholarships

Scholarships

A limited number of need- and merit-based scholarships are available for Kids & Teen classes and camps.

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