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.


The Second City Directing Program Chicago 2019

The Second City Directing Program is a focused study of directing improv and revue comedy. A small group (an average of six) are selected for this advanced program for students who are already interested in Second City-style shows and becoming a Second City director. The purpose of the program is…

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Intro to Directing Sketch Comedy

Have you ever wondered what a sketch/improv director actually does? Have you accidentally become your sketch group’s director and don’t want to mess it up? This workshop will dive into the art and science of directing sketch comedy, exploring many aspects of the role, from casting to opening night. Learn…

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Producing 101

I have an idea for a show but where do I put it up? How do I fundraise? How can I get people to see it beyond my family and friends? How much time does this all take? All shows can be done with little to no budget and get…

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