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  • Sep 27 2012

    Teacher Spotlight with Tyler Dean Kempf

    Nancy Fast interviews Faculty Member and Directing Student Tyler Dean Kempf in our latest Teacher Spotlight. Tyler’s web series, Door to Door, is airing now on doortodoorseries.com or facebook.com/doortodoorseries. The series features student alumnus Tommy Reard and current Faculty members Micah Philbrook and Lauren Dowden.
    Listen in to find out what motivated Tyler to write the series and how he managed to audition a kid on the street!
    The Second City Training Center offers classes in Improv, Comedy Writing, Acting, Stand-up and More. Term 6 begins on October 22, 2012. For more info, visit secondcity.com/tc or call 312.664.3959

    Listen to the Podcast!








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  • Sep 17 2012

    CPS Strike Camps are Still in Session

    CPS Strike Camps are still in session. Those who were registered for the previous week are still registered to continue this week unless we are notified that they will not be returning. Students are encouraged to sign up for the waitlist as some spaces may become available. Camps run from 10am through 3:30pm. Please call the Training Center is you have any questions 312-664-3959.

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  • Sep 11 2012

    Special offer to assist parents with child care

    In case the teacher strike continues we are please to offer this free service CPS families beginning 9/12/12


    Second City Day Camp
    Ages 8-14
    10:00am-3:30pm

    As a special offer to assist parents with child care, The Second City Training Center will be offering a free CPS Strike Camp. Students will spend the morning learning Improv games and exercises and the afternoons studying Sketch comedy. Plus while they are in the building, they’ll get the opportunity to see a family friendly Second City show!


    Registration is free but space is limited and on a first come first serve basis. Lunch is not included but a supervised break will be provided between 12:30-1:00pm. Attending students should bring a sack lunch as students will not be allowed to leave the building during the break.


    Register here at www.secondcity.com/kids

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  • Sep 11 2012

    Second City Day Camp During CPS Strike

    Ages 8-14
    10:00am-3:30pm

    As a special offer to assist parents with child care, The Second City Training Center will be offering a free CPS Strike Camp. Students will spend the morning learning Improv games and exercises and the afternoons studying Sketch comedy. Plus while they are in the building, they’ll get the opportunity to see a family friendly Second City show!

    Registration is free but space is limited and on a first come first serve basis. Lunch is not included but a supervised break will be provided between 12:30-1:00pm. Attending students should bring a sack lunch as students will not be allowed to leave the building during the break.

    Register here at www.secondcity.com/kids

    Check out WGN's Thursday feature and this article from the Huffington Post on our Day Camps during the Chicago Teachers Union Strike.

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