We have classes for both the established and aspiring entertainment professional.
Looking to improve your performance on stage or screen?
Or maybe even follow your dream to work on a stage at The Second City?
Whether you're a performer, writer, filmmaker, director, or all of the above, we're confident you'll feel right at home here.
Whether a child is a class clown, an aspiring actor, or a little shy, they'll love taking a class at The Second City! Our programming for children and teens ages 4 to 18 helps build confidence, listening and communication skills...
And are non-stop fun!
Seasonal camps in winter, spring and summer align with school breaks, giving kids a great daytime activity.
You don't need to move to Chicago to study at The Second City.
Our online classes are all of the fun...while wearing none of the pants.
(We don't judge.)
Just like in the business world, the art of improv requires the willingness to collaborate, the flexibility to venture down a new path, and the confidence to fail. Our methods have unlimited applications, which is why our professional development classes center around one simple idea:
The very same skills that make great performers on stage can also create stars around the office.