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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.

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!

January 1: NO SHOW
*January 8: Term 6 Class
*January 15: Term 6 Class
*January 23 (Tuesday): Term 6 Class
*January 29: Term 6 Class-GRADUATION SHOW!
February 5: Term 1 Class
February 12: Term 1 Class
February 19: Term 1 Class
February 26: Term 1 Class
*March 5: Term 1 Class
*March 12: Term 1 Class
*March 19: Term 1 Class
*March 26: Term 1 Class-GRADUATION SHOW!

(* indicates 7:00 pre­show)

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

January 21 – Level 5 Shows
January 28 – Level 4 Shows
February 4 – Level 3 Shows
February 11 – Level 4 Shows
February 18 – NO SHOW
February 25 – Level 5 Shows

Friday, March 2 – Blackout Cabaret
6:00pm – Mid Century Modern
On hiatus – The Hornswogglers

Friday, February 23 – Skybox Theatre

10:00pm – Mark Czoske (Thursday)

Saturday, February 24 – Skybox Theatre

10:00pm – David Montgomery (Sunday)

Saturday, March 3 – Skybox Theatre

7:00pm – Mark Belden (Sunday – IFAX F)

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, March 3 – Skybox Theater
8:00 – Jessica Mitolo (Sunday)
9:00 – Mark Czoske (Monday)
10:00 – Stephanie Anderson (Wednesday)
11:00 – Ali Barthwell (Saturday)

Saturday, March 10 – Skybox Theater
7:00 – Anthony Leblanc (Wednesday)
8:00 – Jeff Griggs (Thursday)
9:00 – Craig Uhlir (Tuesday)
10:00 – Greg Komorowski (Tuesday)
11:00 – Sam Super (Thursday)

 

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, March 2 – Skybox Theater
7:00 – Jessica Mitolo (Sunday – IFAX D)/Micah Philbrook (Wednesday)
8:00 – Stephanie Anderson (Monday)/Edmund O’brien (Saturday)
9:00 – John Hildreth (Sunday)/Jeanie Griggs (Thursday)
10:00 – Jeff Bouthiette (Tuesday)/Nick Johne (Tuesday)
11:00 – Gregg Komorowski (Wednesday)/Jay Steigmann (Tuesday)

 

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, February 23 – Skybox Theater
7:00 – Jessica Antes (Sunday)
7:30 – Andel Sudik (Monday)
8:00 – Stephanie Anderson (Tuesday)
8:30 – Jonny Nelson (Thursday)
9:00 – Jessica Antes (Monday)

Saturday, December 9 – Skybox Theater
7:00 – James Whittington (Tuesday)
7:30 – Julia DiFerdinando (Wednesday)
8:00 – Matt Mages (Tuesday)
8:30 – Mark Czoske (Wednesday)
9:00 – Julia DiFerdinando (Monday)
9:30 – Mark Czoske (Saturday)

 

Sunday, March 4 – Skybox Theater
6:00 PM – MI 3
6:45 PM – MI 2
7:30 PM – MI 1
8:15 PM – MI 4
9:00 PM – MI 5

Music Improv 6 shows will be on Sundays at 8:00 PM, January 14 – February 25.

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

Friday, March 2 – de Maat Studio Theater
7:00 – Stand-up 1 – Bryan Bowden (Tuesday)
8:30 – Stand-up 1 – Reena Calm (Monday)
10:00 – Stand-up 1 – Erin Field (Monday)

Saturday, March 3 – de Maat Studio Theater
7:00 – Stand-up 1 – Reena Calm (Tuesday)
8:30 – Stand-up 1 – Catherine Savage (Sunday)
10:00 – Stand-up 1 – Audrey Jonas (Monday)

Sunday, March 4 – de Maat Studio Theater
5:00 – Stand-up 1 – Marty DeRosa (Tuesday)
6:30 – Stand-up 1 – Erin Field (Sunday)
8:00 – Stand-up 1 – Marla Depew (Sunday)

Sunday, March 5 – Judy’s Beat Lounge
7:00 – Stand-up 2 – Erin Field (Thursday)
8:30 – Stand-up 2 – KJ Whitehead (Sunday)
10:00 – Stand-up 2 – Bryan Bowden (Sunday)

Sunday, March 4 – The Corner Stage (2nd floor)
7:00 – Sydney Davis (Monday)
8:00 – Jay Steigmann (Monday)

January 12 – February 2, 2018
Donny’s Skybox Theater

7:30pm – Bina Martin
9:00pm – James Whittington
10:30pm – Sean Cusick

January 12 – February 9, 2018
DeMaat Studio Theater
7:00pm – Molly Todd Madison

Wednesday, February 21 – Judy’s Beat Lounge

7:30pm – Andrew McCammon/Liz Joynt-Sandberg

Tuesday, February 14 – Judy’s Beat Lounge

7:30pm – Danny Bischoff/Jesse Swanson/Claire Linic

Wednesday, February 7 – Judy’s Beat Lounge

7:30pm – Sean Cusick/Joe Janes

Wednesday, March 4 – Judy’s Beat Lounge

2:00 – Memoir 1 (Sunday)
3:00 – Memoir 1 (Sunday)
4:00 – Memoir 1 (Wednesday)

Teen House Ensemble – Judy’s Beat Lounge

Saturdays at 6pm

Advanced Improv – TBA

Saturday, February 12 at 12:00pm

Youth & Teen Ensembles – Donny’s Skybox Theatre

4:30pm – March 17, March 24, April 7,  April 14

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