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kids Programs

Any Youth or Teen student can take a class with The Second City! 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, 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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TV, Film & Digital

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

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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Scholarships

Scholarships

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

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