kids Programs

Any Youth or Teen student can take a class with The Second City! We welcome all experience levels. Classes are led by performers/instructors who are experienced working with young students.

Acting Program

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

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Camps

Second City 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, boost self-confidence…

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Improv Program

Study the fundamentals of improvisation through exercises that help to develop strong ensemble and character work. Develop stage presence as well as patience, self confidence, good communication skills, and a…

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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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TV, Film & Digital

Our TV, Film & Digital Youth 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,…

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Writing Program

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

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Physical Theater

Through the experience of imagination, creativity, innocence, and play, we invite the talented youth to discover his or her sense of gravity and levity, range of breath, physical awareness, and…

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