Class Graduation Shows

Catch the next generation of improvisers as they develop by attending the Chicago Training Center student performances. Say you saw them first “way back when!” Check out the different programs and schedules below. Class groups are listed by their instructor(s) and class time in some instance.

Student Performance Schedule

Come out to the e.t.c. Theater on Monday nights for performances by Level 6 Conservatory students. Sets include a mixture of original scenes and blackouts created by the ensemble as well as some improv. The main show features students at the end of their Conservatory training, culminating in a final graduate show. Tickets are $10 each, $5 for Students and free for students with a current Second City Training Center ID. A free 7 PM pre-set featuring students at the beginning of their Level 5 training is indicated on the dates below with an asterisk. Come often and see the shows change!

*July 1: Term 3 Class SHOW
*July 8: Term 3 Class SHOW
*July 15: Term 3 Class SHOW
*July 22 – Term 3 Class-GRADUATION SHOW!

July 29: Term 4 Class Previews
August 5: Term 4 Class Previews
August 12: Term 4 Class Previews
August 19: Term 4 Class SHOW
*August 26: Term 4 Class SHOW
*September 9: Term 4 Class SHOW
*September 16: Term 4 Class SHOW
*September 23 – Term 4 Class-GRADUATION SHOW!

(* indicates 7:00 pre­show)

 

2019 Conservatory Graduation Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

November 18, December 13, January 27 (2020)

Come out to Skybox on Sunday nights for performances by Level 3-5 Conservatory students. Sets include a mixture of original scenes and blackouts created by the ensemble as well as some improv. Admission is free, no reservations taken.

Sundays, 6:00 PM – Skybox
Conservatory Level 5 Shows: July 14 and August 11
Conservatory Level 4 Shows: July 21 and August 4
Conservatory Level 3 Shows: July 28

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

Term 5 2019
Conservatory Level 5 Shows: September 15 and October 13
Conservatory Level 4 Shows: September 22 and October 6
Conservatory Level 3 Shows: September 29

Term 6 2019
Conservatory Level 5 Shows: November 3 and December 8
Conservatory Level 4 Shows: November 10 and December 1
Conservatory Level 3 Shows: November 17

Students completing the Acting Lab program present a showcase at the end of their training. 
Tickets: $8 – General, $5 – Students, and free for Second City Students.

Donny’s Skybox Theater
TBA for December 2019

Admission is free, no reservations taken.

Saturday, August 17 – de Maat Studio Theater
4:00pm – Advanced Ensemble

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

October 18, December 13

Students completing the Improv Program present a show of improvisation and performance games at the close of their training. 
Tickets: $8 – General, $5 – Students, and free for Second City Students. No reservations taken. 

Friday, August 23 – Skybox Theater
10:30 p.m. Craig Uhlir (Wednesday 7p)

Saturday, August 24 – Skybox Theater
6:30 p.m. Law Tarello (Tuesday 7p Lime)
7:30 p.m. Norm Holly (Friday 6p)
8:30 p.m. Sam Super (Tuesday 7p Orange)
9:30 p.m. Law Tarello (Thursday 7p Orange)
10:30 p.m. Sam Super (Thursday 7p Yellow)

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

October 25-26, December 19-20

Students completing the Improv Program present a show of improvisation and performance games at the close of their training.
Tickets: $5 – General, $3 – Students, and free for Second City students. No reservations taken.

Saturday, August 17 – Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m. Mark Czoske (Sunday 12 p.m. Coral)/Sean Sullivan (Thursday 7pm)
8:30 p.m. Stuart Ranson (Wednesday 7p Lime)/Jonny Nelson (Monday 7pm)
9:30 p.m. Jack Bronis (Tuesday 7p Orange)/Nelson Velazquez (Wednesday 7p Orange)
10:30 p.m. Norm Holly (Monday 7p Orange)/Kevin Reome (Sunday 6p)

Friday, August 23 – Skybox Theater
9:00 p.m. David Montgomery (Tuesday 7p Yellow)/Sean Sullivan (Sunday 12p Plum)

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

October 18-20 & 25-26; December 13-15

Students completing the Improv Program present a show of improvisation and performance games at the close of their training.
Tickets: $5 – General, $3 – Students, and free for Second City students. No reservations taken.

Friday, August 16 – Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m Steve Han (Tuesday 7pm Coral)
8:00 p.m. Colette Gregory (Tuesday 7pm Plum)
8:30 p.m. Ana Silva (Monday 7pm Orange)
9:00 p.m. Jess Antes (Monday 7pm Lime)
9:30 p.m. Stuart Ranson (Friday 6pm)

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

October 18-20 & 25-26; December 13-15

Tickets: $8 General, $5 Student, FREE TC Students

Sunday, August 18 – de Maat Studio Theater
6:30 PM – MI 1
7:15 PM – MI 2
8:00 PM – MI 3 (Orange)
8:45 PM – MI 3 (Yellow)
9:30 PM – MI 5

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

October 20, December 15
Graduation show runs: August 25-October 13, November 3-December 15, January 12-February 23 (2020)

Tickets: $8 – General, $5 – Students, Free for Second City Students

Friday, August 16 – de Maat Studio Theater
7:00 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Catharine Savage (Monday 4p)
8:30 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Kayla Pulley (Saturday 1p)
10:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Nick Johne (Sunday 3p)

Saturday, August 17 – Judy’s Beat Lounge
9:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Amy Young (Monday 7p)

Sunday, August 18 – de Maat Studio Theater
6:30 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Glenn Earich (Tuesday 7p)
8:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Angie McMahon (Wednesday 7p)

Sunday, August 18 – Blackout Cabaret Theater
6:00 p.m. – Stand Up 2 Sydney Davis (Tuesday 1p)
7:30 p.m. – Stand Up 2 Bryan Bowden (Sunday 3p)

Sunday, August 25 – Blackout Cabaret Theater
6:00 p.m. – Stand Up 2 Tamale Sepp (Monday 7p)

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

September 20-22; October 18-20 & 25-26; November 22-24; December 13-15

Tickets: $8 General, $5 Student, FREE TC Students

Sunday, August 18 – Judy’s Beat Lounge
8:00 p.m. – Storytelling 1 Sydney Davis (Thursday 7p)

Sunday, August 25 – Judy’s Beat Lounge
6:30 p.m. – Storytelling 1 Andrew McCammon (Monday 7p Orange)
8:00 p.m. – Storytelling 1 Scott Levy (Monday 7p Yellow)

Sunday, August 25 – Blackout Cabaret
8:00 p.m. – Storytelling 1 Tamale Sepp (Tuesday 10a)

 

2019 Class Performance Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

September 20-22; October 18-20 & 25-26; November 22-24; December 13-15

Tickets: $13 – General, $11 – Students, $7 — Second City Students

Fridays, June 28-July 19, 2019
Donny’s Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m. Norm Holly
9:00 p.m. Jesse Swanson

Fridays, August 30-September 20, 2019
Donny’s Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m. Winter Davis
9:00 p.m. Delia Smith
10:30 p.m. Jeff Bouthiette

 

2019 Class Show Dates
The following are tentatively scheduled performance dates for 2019. All are subject to change. Performance times will be confirmed after the start of the term.

October 18-November 22, January 10-February 7 (2020)

Youth & Teen Ensembles – Judy’s Beat Lounge

6:00pm – November 3, 10, 17; December 1, 8 , 15

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