Acting Program

Study the basic skills of acting. Monologues, scenes, and exercises are used to examine techniques an actor uses to establish a character. In this program students discover skills found in the physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of the human condition.

 

These classes will be delivered Online unless otherwise specified.

Acting Online

Acting Drop-in for Ages 10-13 (Online)

Are you interested in taking an acting class, but you’re not quite sure if it’s right for you? Give it a test drive! Our weekly drop-in acting class for tweens is open to everyone Ages 10-13. It’s a great opportunity to practice, have some fun, and meet new people!

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Acting Drop-in for Ages 14-18 (Online)

Are you interested in taking an acting class, but you’re not quite sure if it’s right for you? Give it a test drive! Our weekly drop-in acting class for teens is open to everyone Ages 14-18. It’s a great opportunity to practice, have some fun, and meet new people!

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Ages 10-13 Acting Escape (Online)

Looking for a fun way to reach out to the outside world? Second City’s brand new online Acting Escape Series is the perfect way to connect, laugh and try acting – all without leaving your living room. No prior experience is necessary for this fun, relaxed introduction to some of…

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Ages 14-18 Acting Escape (Online)

Looking for a fun way to reach out to the outside world? Second City’s brand new online Acting Escape Series is the perfect way to connect, laugh and try acting – all without leaving your living room. No prior experience is necessary for this fun, relaxed introduction to some of…

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Online Classes

Teen Acting On Camera Level 1 (Online)

Breaking into the On-Camera World

Learn how to get agents, producers and casting directors blowing up your inbox to audition and then NAILING your takes with The Second City Training Center. Find out what’s important about great headshots, resumes, actor reels and online casting services while delivering commercial copy in mock…

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Teen True Story for the Stage (Online)

Have you been bitten by the storytelling bug? Live, true-storytelling is both a trendy new performance form popularized by public radio shows and creative community events, and one of the oldest forms of performance there is. Storytelling has been used to teach, inspire, entertain and galvanize since before the written…

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Acting

Acting (ages 7-8)

The Acting class is for students who want an introduction to acting. Acting is all about emotions. It’s about getting in touch with emotions and controlling them. The Second City approach to acting brings the supportive atmosphere vital to improv into the classroom. This helps kids really express themselves and…

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Acting (ages 9-10)

The Acting class is for students who want an introduction to acting. Acting is all about emotions. It’s about getting in touch with emotions and controlling them. The Second City approach to acting brings the supportive atmosphere vital to improv into the classroom. This helps kids really express themselves and…

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Acting (ages 11-13)

The Acting class is for students who want an introduction to acting. Acting is all about emotions. It’s about getting in touch with emotions and controlling them. The Second City approach to acting brings the supportive atmosphere vital to improv into the classroom. This helps kids really express themselves and…

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Intro to Acting (ages 14-18)

Intro to Acting is for students who are interested in acting. It is also for high school students that may not have a theater department in their school and want to take an acting class for fun.

Acting is all about emotions. It’s about getting in touch with emotions and controlling…

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Advanced Acting (ages 14-18)

While the Intro to Acting class focused on developing the actor’s individual voice, the Advanced Acting class focuses on scene work. You will learn how to break down a scene to understand the subtleties of what’s going on with the characters. You will also learn to analyze the relationships of…

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Advanced Scene Study (ages 14-18)

Advanced Scene Study is for students who have completed the Advanced Acting class and want to move further in the program.

Advanced Scene Study provides students with the knowledge and confidence to perform in different scenes of varied styles. By learning and practicing genre-specific acting exercises, you will be able to…

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Acting Workshops

On-Camera Acting Techniques (ages 13-18)

On-Camera Acting Techniques is for teens who want to get into the business of acting in commercials, TV, and film. Acting on film is very different from acting on stage. This class will provide you with a solid foundation for on-screen acting. Also, it is no secret that commercial and…

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Making the Musical (ages 7-9)

Making the Musical is for kids who have an interest in improv and music. Developing a show develops a lot of skills. Children will not only learn about improv and music but they will learn how to work with others, how to work to improve something, and public speaking skills….

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Making the Musical (ages 10-13)

Making the Musical is for kids ages 10-13 who have an interest in improv and music. Developing an original show thought improvisation is a great way to develops many advance life skills. Students learn about improv and music as well as working in a group setting, how to edit and…

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Coaching and Virtual Showcase (ages 13-18)

Our Coaching and Virtual Showcase is a two-day workshop is designed for the advanced teen actor who is looking to gain more opportunities and work professionally on camera. This is a great opportunity for students to get coaching and instruction before recording their performance. It will also allow them to…

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