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!

*October 29 – Term 5 Class
*November 5 – Term 5 Class
*November 12 – Term 5 Class
*Tuesday, November 20 – Term 5 Class-GRADUATION SHOW!
November 26 – Term 6 Class
December 3 – Term 6 Class
December 10 – Term 6 Class
December 17 – Term 6 Class
*January 7 – Term 6 Class
*Tuesday, January 15 – Term 6 Class
*January 21 – Term 6 Class
*January 28 – Term 6 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.

January 28, March 25, May 20, July 22, September 23, 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

October 28 – Level 5 Shows
November 4 – Level 4 Shows
November 11 – Level 3 Shows
November 18 – Level 4 Shows
December 16 – Level 5 Shows

 

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 1 2019
Conservatory Level 5 Shows: January 27 and Febraury 24
Conservatory Level 4 Shows: February 3 and 17
Conservatory Level 3 Shows: February 10

Term 2 2019
Conservatory Level 5 Shows: March 17 and April 14
Conservatory Level 4 Shows: March 24 and April 7
Conservatory Level 3 Shows: March 31

Term 3 2019
Conservatory Level 5 Shows: May 12 and June 9
Conservatory Level 4 Shows: May 19 and June 16
Conservatory Level 3 Shows: June 2

Term 4 2019
Conservatory Level 5 Shows: July 14 and August 11
Conservatory Level 4 Shows: July 21 and August 4
Conservatory Level 3 Shows: July 28

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

Donny’s Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 19
7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 22

Friday, December 14 – Judy’s Beat Lounge
6:00pm – 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.

March 1, May 3, June 21, August 16, October 18, December 13

Sunday, August 26 – Blackout Cabaret
7:00pm – Mark Czoske

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. 

Saturday, December 15 – Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m. – Jack Bronis (Tuesday 7p)
8:30 p.m. – Cynthia Bangert (Sunday 3p)
9:30 p.m. – Norm Holly (Monday 7p)
10:30 p.m. – Jeannie Cahill-Griggs (Wednesday 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.

March 8-10, May 3-5, June 28-30, August 24, 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, December 8 – Skybox Theater
9:00 p.m. Kate Cohen (Sunday 3p)/Lisa Bany Sunday 6p IFAX D
10:00 p.m. Rosie Moan 7p Tuesday/Laurel Krabacher (Thursday 4p)

 

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.

March 1-3 & 8-10; May 3-5; May 31-June 2; June 21-23 & 28-30; August 16-18; 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.

Saturday, December 8 – Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m. Amanda Murphy (Wednesday 7p Orange)
8:00 p.m. Stuart Ranson (Friday 6p)
8:30 p.m. Mark Belden (Wednesday 7p Yellow)

Friday, December 14 – Skybox Theater
8:30 p.m. – Mark Czoske (Tuesday 7p)
9:00 p.m – Sam Super (Thursday 7p Orange)
9:30 p.m. – Mark Czoske (Thursday 7p Yellow)
10:00 p.m. – Jessica Mitolo (Sunday 3p)

 

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.

March 1-3 & 8-10; May 3-5; May 31-June 2; June 21-23 & 28-30; August 16-18; October 18-20 & 25-26; December 13-15

Sunday, December 16 – Skybox Theater
7:30 PM – MI 1
8:15 PM – MI 4
9:00 PM – MI 5

Music Improv Level 6 Shows
Sundays, January 13-February 24 – Skybox Theater

8:00 PM

 

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.

March 3, April 28, June 23, August 18, October 20, December 15
Graduation show runs: January 13-February 24, March 3-April 14, May 5-June 23, August 25-October 13, November 3-December 15, January 12-February 23 (2020)

Tickets: $5 – General, $3 – Students, Free for Second City Students

Friday, December 14 – de Maat Studio Theater
7:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Catharine Savage (Wednesday 4pm Term 5.5)
8:30 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Shannon Noll (Wednesday 7pm)
10:00 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Catharine Savage (Thursday 4pm)

Friday, December 14 – Donny’s Skybox Theater
7:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Erin Field (Monday 7p Term 5.5)

Saturday, December 15 – de Maat Studio Theater
7:00 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Glenn Earich (Saturday 1p Yellow)
8:30 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Nick Johne (Saturday 1p Orange)
10:00 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Glenn Earich (Monday 7p)

Sunday, December 16 – de Maat Studio Theater
9:30 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Joe Janes (Sunday 6p)

Friday, December 21  – Donny’s Skybox Theater
7:30 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Reena Calm (Tuesday 1p)
9:00 p.m. – Stand-Up 2 Audrey Jonas (Sunday 6p)
10:30 p.m. – Stand-Up 2 Erin Field (Thursday 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.

March 1-3 & 8-10; April 5-7; May 3-5; May 31-June 2; June 21-23 & 28-30; July 26-28; August 16-18 & 24-25; September 20-22; October 18-20 & 25-26; November 22-24; December 13-15

Saturday, December 15 – Judy’s Beat Lounge
2:00 p.m. – Storytelling 2 Jay Steigmann
3:00 p.m. – Storytelling 1 (Lime) Jess Mitolo

Sunday, December 16 – Judy’s Beat Lounge
3:30 p.m. – Storytelling 1 (Orange) Sydney Davis
4:30 p.m. – Storytelling 1 (Yellow) Andrew McCammon

 

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.

March 1-3 & 8-10; April 5-7; May 3-5; May 31-June 2; June 21-23 & 28-30; July 26-28; August 16-18 & 24-25; September 20-22; October 18-20 & 25-26; November 22-24; December 13-15

Fridays, January 11-February 1, 2019
Donny’s Skybox Theater

7:30 p.m. Jay Steigmann
9:00 p.m. Molly Todd Madison
10:30 p.m. Jessica Mitolo

Fridays, January 11-February 8, 2019
deMaat Studio Theater

7:00 p.m. Jesse Swanson

 

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.

January 13-February 8, March 8-April 5, May 10-June 7, June 28-July 26, August 30-September 27, October 18-November 22, January 10-February 7 (2020)

Sunday, December 16 – de Maat Studio Theater
6:30 p.m. – Humorous Memoir 2 – Kate Ryan
8:00 p.m. – Humorous Memoir 1 – Nancy Beckett

 

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.

March 10, May 5, June 30, August 25, October 26, December 15

Youth & Teen Ensembles – Judy’s Beat Lounge

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

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