The World's Premier School of Comedy
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Try one of our classes at the legendary Second City Training Center. Classes begin every few months and fill up quickly, so be sure to book your spot today!
Give your chops and upgrade and land the gig.
‘Generation Gap’ is the first of six shows created in partnership with The Kennedy Center.
Congratulations to the 2018 nominees, many of whom cut their comedy teeth at The Second City.
So, what’s The Second City?
The Second City has been bringing the funny for over 50 years, but here’s the short version.
We began as a small comedy theater, and have grown to become today’s leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With a variety of theaters, training centers and full-time, touring ensembles, you can find us all over the world.
We’ve also taken improv off the stage, expanding our business to include collaborations with corporate clients, and television and film productions.
And we have more than a handful of successful Second City alum that we aren’t too modest to mention, like Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Bill Murray, and Keegan-Michael Key.
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Come see what The Second City is all about, take a workshop, see a show, enjoy our amazing community!
Participants of the RewireU program will learn new tactics for handling conflict, sharing opinions, championing projects, overcoming change and collaborating.
RewireU is for individuals or companies who want to rethink how they work.