adult Programs

These are our remaining available classes for 2019.
If you wish to view our adult 2020 classes please click HERE

2019 Improv Program

2019 Improv Program

The Improv Program is a complete foundation in the principles of scenic improvisation as practiced at The Second City. Based in the work of Viola Spolin, this program covers all…

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The Conservatory Program

The Conservatory Program

Study improv as an acting technique and its use in the development of a Second City-style revue in this advanced program, the cornerstone of The Second City Training Center. In…

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2019 Writing Program

2019 Writing Program

Master the skills of writing sketch comedy in this writing program designed for writers and actors of all experience levels. Learn basic scene structure, character development, establish action, and learn…

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2019 Acting Program

2019 Acting Program

The Acting Program empowers the student with the necessary core skills to take responsibility of their own growth and learning as an actor. This program offers the student a unique…

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Advanced Improv Program

Advanced Improv Program

This Advanced Improv Program places more specific and specialized material in front of a more advanced student. Offerings include Improvisational acting, scene work, and long form. Rules fall away and…

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2019 Adult Intensives

2019 Adult Intensives

Are you looking to visit to experience the vitality of the sketch and improvisation community? Are you a local who just wants to spend some concentrated time digging into The…

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Music Program

Music Program

The Second City Music Program is dedicated to helping students explore comedy’s unique relationship to music through voice, improvisation, and songwriting.

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Physical Performance

Physical Performance

The Physical Comedy Program is a unique movement program focusing on developing the physical skills of the performer. From clowning to slapstick to stage combat, physical comedy has delighted audiences…

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2019 Professional Development

2019 Professional Development

The Second City Training Center has been bolstering business professionals from the very beginning. Our concepts in ensemble building can be applied to the boardroom as much as they can…

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Special Events & Auditions

Special Events & Auditions

Throughout the year we have a variety of workshops, seminars, and appearances by special guests. Performance opportunities are also available for Training Center students.

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Directing & Producing

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.

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TV, Film & Digital Performance

TV, Film & Digital Performance

This performance program is about giving actors, improvisers, and directors the opportunity to make the transition from Stage to On-Screen or in Podcasting and Voiceover work. The classes in this…

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TV, Film & Digital Production

TV, Film & Digital Production

The production program is about empowering content creators with the knowledge of what it takes to be successful in the TV and Film industries. The classes in this program focus…

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Wellness & Community

Wellness & Community

The Wellness Program aims to create a nurturing and safe environment for people who are choosing to experience the personal and social benefits that the study of improv and commitment…

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Online Classes

Online Classes

Can’t make it to one of our 3 Training Center locations? Try an Online Class! Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who…

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