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Winter Break Camps (ages 8-18)

Ages 8-18

Spend part of your winter break working out your creative energies in our intensives. Learn new skills, meet new friends and enjoy hanging out at The Second City during the holiday season.

There are two options of Winter Break Camps—a three day session and a five-day session with classes held Monday through Friday. Classes run from 10:00am-3:30pm each day. Students are grouped by age.

Tuition & 2014 Dates
Improvisation & Clowning (3 days) - $200, dates TBA
Improvisation & Standup (3 days) - $200, dates TBA

Improvisation & Clowning (5 days) - $350, dates TBA
Improvisation & Standup (5 days) - $350, dates TBA

Improvisation & Clowning (ages 8-10) REGISTER

    Improvisation
    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 respect for other performers and their creativity.

    Clowning
    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 emotional connection. Experience the pleasure of the clown nose and the freedom and joy in the unknown.

Improvisation & Standup (ages 11-18) REGISTER

    Improv
    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 respect for other performers and their creativity.

    Stand-Up
    Come develop your personal style as a stand-up comedian as we focus on developing original material, stage presence, delivery and honing in on your sense of humor.