Directing & Producing

Study and practice the essential tools of directing for the stage! Students can choose to study directing techniques for improvisation, sketch comedy, or plays.

Please note that some of these classes will be delivered online.


Comedic Directing - Defining Your Directorial Voice

Whether you are making a Tik Tok video or a feature film, the mechanics of comedic filmmaking remain the same. This course allows participants to progress at their own speed and choose form exercises that range from beginner friendly to professionally challenging. The ultimate goal is to allow filmmakers at…

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Second City Directing Program

The Second City Directing Program is an intensive professional training program focused on the skills necessary to direct improvisation & sketch comedy and to devise original work in the Second City method.

Program Schedule

The Second City Directing Program is 6 months long (starting June 20th, 2022) and meets for two 3-hour…

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Second City Film School Online: Filmmaking Through the Phone Lens

In four consecutive weekly workshops, students will be immersed into the world of filmmaking via the lens on their phone. They will be given the essential tools and tips to develop their scripts and competently shoot a movie using only a phone and basic items found around the house. With…

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