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Open House: The Second City Hollywood

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THE SECOND CITY HOLLYWOOD OPEN HOUSE

Sat• May 6th • FREE Workshops & Shows

The Second City Hollywood is giving back to the community with a day of free workshops & shows on Sat, May 6th! Reservations are recommended but walk-ups on the day are always welcome. 

FREE WORKSHOPS

Reservations Recommended • 323.464.8542

 

NOON-2PM                                    

ADULT IMPROV                                                              

MUSICAL IMPROV

STAND-UP

WRITING FOR TV/FILM

WRITING COMEDY

 

1-3PM

KID IMPROV (6-7)   

KID & TEEN IMPROV (8-18)

 

2-4PM                                                                              

ADULT IMPROV

MUSICAL IMPROV

WRITING COMEDY  

WRITING FOR TV/FILM

LONG FORM IMPROV              

IMPROV DROP-IN

 

4-6PM

ADULT IMPROV

MUSICAL IMPROV

WRITING FOR TV/FILM

WRITING COMEDY  

LONG FORM IMPROV                                                    

IMPROV DROP-IN   

STAND-UP

 

FREE SHOWS

Reservations Recommended • 323.464.8542

12pm & 3pm SHOWS ARE FAMILY FRIENDLY

 

12pm: The Really Awesome Improv Show

Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, great for the whole family, and was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine! This is a family friendly show.

 

3pm: The Really Awesome Improv Show

Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, great for the whole family, and was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine! This is a family friendly show.

 

4pm: HisPanic Attack

Are you afraid Latinos are taking your jobs?  Your Medicaid?  Your wife?  You should be.  Because we are, but first we’ll make you laugh about it.  Don’t have a panic attack, come have a HisPanic Attack.  It’s a fun 45 minute vacation…just don’t drink the water! An original sketch comedy show written and performed by Roxana Altamirano, Mario Barra, Jorge Berrios, David Luna, Jay Pichardo, Jennifer Polania Garcia, and Xochitl Romero. Directed by Martin Garcia. Assistant Director, Chris Trovador. Musical Direction by Darcy Kendall. “Second City combats all the hate with what it does best: comedy.” –LA Weekly

 

6pm: Office Hours

Office hours on campus is time set aside for students and faculty to meet outside of class.  Come see what it looks like at The Second City, when the teaching faculty and office staff pull students up on stage to play with them. Cast: Rob Belushi, Tim Stoltenberg, Jaime Moyer, Jen Hoyt + students!

 

7pm: Bingo hosted by Triumph

Bingo is where students are chosen from the hopper to play with seasoned Second City Alumni Amanda Blake Davis, Celeste Pechous and Kate Duffy from Triumph.  

 

7:30pm: Jambalaya’s House Party

Jambalaya, better known as the boy band of improv, is throwing a fly Houseparty. Come in, put your things down and get ready to let loose with Jambalaya and friends. This high energy show is half house party half improv show. You are invited to sing, dance and laugh with us!

 

8pm: Purple Mountain Majesty 

This is the very first preview of our newest premium sketch show, how exciting, you guys are part of the process by telling us what’s funny with your laughter! This premium sketch show is written and performed by: John Ryan Benavides, Amie Dellavalle, David Danipour, Ben Kacsandi, Jamison Scala, Katie Low Strandberg , and Carrie Weisberg. Directed by Megan Grano. Assistant Director, Andy Crocker.

 

9pm: Eightball & Adultish

Eightball is Jacklyn Uweh, Xochitl Romero, Mikey Nau, CJ Price, Matt Hunter, Ashtyn Karachristos, Michele Simms, & Farbod Kadkhoda. Coached by Eileen Montelione

 

9:30pm: Lady Bits

Lady Bits is daring sketch comedy, touching on dark humor and exaggerated characters. Starring: Caroline Hebert, Lianna Taylor, Jamie Baker, Melia Schurig, Eva Kowalski and guest Katie Gibson. Directed by Celeste Pechous.

 

SUGGESTIONS FOR THE WORKSHOP

ALL IMPROV – Wear comfortable clothing that you can move around in easily, no skirts. Please wear closed toed shoes, do not wear flip flops or sandals.
WRITING– Bring either pen/paper or your laptop.

HELPFUL INFO!

 

DIRECTIONS

From East of Los Angeles:

  • Take the 2 or 10 Freeway West to the 101 Freeway toward Hollywood
  • Exit Cahuenga
  • Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
  • Go West to Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From West of Los Angeles:

  • Take the 10 Freeway East
  • Exit La Brea North
  • Go North on La Brea to Hollywood Blvd.
  • Go East on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From North of Los Angeles:

  • Take the 101 Freeway South
  • Exit Cahuenga
  • Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
  • Go West on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From South of Los Angeles:

  • Take the 5 or 405 Freeway North to the 101 Freeway towards Los Angeles
  • Exit Cahuenga
  • Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
  • Go West on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

PARKING

  • Here’s a link to parking structures close to Second City: http://bit.ly/1eI8Prf
  • There are also flat pay lots directly behind our building on Schrader and also on Wilcox.
  • Be VERY careful about parking at a meter. Nothing ruins a fun day more than getting towed!