skip to main navigation
Second City Chicago


This class in physical comedy strips away layers of self-consciousness while familiarizing students with the bare-bones of theatrical clowning. Learn to establish a direct and immediate relationship with an audience and become complicit with scene partners while moving through performance space with musicality. The class focuses on exercises in clowning, physical comedy, improvisation to heighten one's natural sense of play. Students will amaze themselves as they begin to master the skillful juxtaposition of emotional blundering and physical precision.


$325/$295 early registration, 3 hours, 8 weeks

Prerequisites: Movement

Clowning TERM 3 2014

Recommended next level: Physical Characters and Scenes