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Thank you for choosing to study with The Second City Training Center in Chicago. We hope your experience with us will be informative and fun.

Register Online – You can see all scheduled class times and if space is available through our website. Check out our full variety of classes for Adults and Kids & Teens. Once enrolled you will receive confirmation via e-mail.

Our phone number is 312-664-3959.

Payment must be made at the time of enrollment in order to secure your spot in class. Payment plans are available. Scholarships, volunteer credits, internship, or workstudy credits cannot be used retroactively. If you have a balance on your account, please reach out to for payment options.

Currently, we're offering classes both online and in-person.

Training Center Programs

2019 Kids View Details

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

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School Programs View Details

The Second City offers a variety of educational workshops that focus on teamwork, collaboration, risk-taking, and effective communication. Each year we bring our unique brand of…

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Adult View Details

Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who have played on its stages, we have become the largest…

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Kids View Details

Kids and Teens can take a class with The Second City too! We welcome all experience levels. Kids Comedy Classes are led by performers/instructors who…

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2019 Writing Program View Details

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…

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Additional Info

Important Dates

Term Dates

  • Term 1 2022

    Jan 10

    Feb 28

  • Term 2 2022

    Mar 07

    May 01

  • Term 3 2022

    May 02

    Jun 20

  • Term 4 2022

    Jun 27

    Aug 15

  • Term 5 2022

    Aug 29

    Oct 17

  • Term 6 2022

    Oct 24

    Dec 18

Closed Dates

  • New Year's Day

    Jan 01

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Jan 17

  • Memorial Day

    May 30

  • Independence Day

    Jul 04

  • Labor Day

    Sep 05

  • Thanksgiving

    Nov 21

    Nov 27

  • Christmas Day

    Dec 25

  • New Year's Eve

    Dec 31

Being A Student

Being a Student

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