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 1 (TUESDAY): Term 5 Class Previews

October 7: Term 5 Class Previews

October 14: Term 5 Class Previews

October 21: Term 5 Class Previews

 

Term 6 2019 

Mondays, ETC Theatre

*October 28: Term 5 Class SHOW (Term 6 class improv set)

*November 4: Term 5 Class SHOW (Term 6 class improv set)

*November 11: Term 5 Class SHOW (Term 6 class improv set)

*November 18: Term 5 Class SHOW – GRAD NIGHT (Term 6 class improv set)

 

(* 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

September 15  – Level 5 Shows – 6 p.m.

September 22 – Level 4 Shows – 6 p.m

September 29 – Level 3 Shows – 6 p.m.

October 6 – Level 4 Shows – 6 p.m.

October 13 – Level 5 Shows – 6 p.m.

 

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, October 19th – de Maat

5:45 p.m. – HDR Advanced Ensemble – Mark Thomson

 

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. 

Sunday, October 20th – Judy’s Beat Lounge

8:00 p.m. – Maya Haughton (Monday 7p Orange)

 

Saturday, October 26th – Skybox

7:30 p.m. Jeff Bouthiette (Sunday 12p)

8:30 p.m. Law Tarello (Sunday 6p)

9:30 p.m. Sam Super (Tuesday 7p Orange)

10:30 p.m. Erin Field (Wednesday 7p Lime)

 

Sunday, October 27th – Blackout Cabaret

6:00 p.m. Ali Barthwell (Thursday 7p)

7:00 p.m. Megan Hovde (Monday 7p Lime)

8:00 p.m. David Montgomery (Wednesday 7p Orange)

 

Sunday, October 27th – Skybox

6:00 p.m. Norm Holly (Tuesday 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.

Sunday, October 27th – Skybox

7:00 p.m. Catharine Savage (Friday 6p)/Sean Cusick (Monday 7p)

8:00 p.m. Mark Czoske (Tuesday 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.

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.

 

Sunday, October 20th – Blackout Cabaret

7:30 p.m Jonny Nelson (Tuesday 4p)

8:00 p.m. IFAX C Janna Sobel (Sunday 6p)

8:30 p.m. Steve Han (Tuesday 7p Yellow)

9:00 p.m. David Montgomery (Tuesday 7p Orange)

9:30 p.m. Stuart Ranson (Monday 7p)

 

Sunday, October 20th – Skybox

6:00 p.m. Jonny Nelson (Wednesday 7p) 

6:30 p.m. Steve Han (Thursday 7p Yellow)

7:00 p.m. Mark Czoske (Saturday 1p)

7:30 p.m. OPEN

8:00 p.m. OPEN

 

Sunday, October 27th -Judy’s Beat Lounge

7:00 p.m. Kevin Reome (Thursday 7p Orange)

 

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, October 20th –de Maat

6:30 p.m. MI 1 Ali Barthwell/Steph McCullugh

7:15 p.m. MI 2 Rachael Mason/Steph McCullough

8:00 p.m. MI 3 Matthew Van Colton/Elise Wattman

8:45 p.m. MI 4 (Orange) Mo Phillips-Spotts/Amanda Murphy

9:30 p.m. MI 4 (Yellow) Amber Linde/Steph McCullough

 

MI 6 Shows – Skybox

8:00 p.m. – November 3

8:00 p.m. – November 10 

8:00 p.m. – November 17

8:00 p.m. – November 24

8:00 p.m. – December 1

8:00 p.m. – December 8

8:00 p.m. – December 15

 

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, October 18th – de Maat

7:30 p.m. OPEN

8:30 p.m. – Stand Up 2 Erin Field (Tuesday 7p)

10:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Tamale Sepp (Tuesday 7p)

 

Saturday, October 19th – de Maat

7:00 p.m. – Stand Up 2 Catharine Savage (Thursday 7p)

8:30 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Amy Young (Monday 7p)

10:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Angie McMahon (Wednesday 7p)

 

Friday, October 25th – de Maat

7:00 p.m. – Stand-Up 1 Audrey Jonas (Monday 7p Orange)

 

Sunday, October 27th- de Maat

6:30 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Nick Johne (Sunday 3p)

8:00 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Glenn Earich (Monday 7p Yellow)

Friday, October 18th – Judy’s Beat Lounge

7:30 p.m. – Stand-Up 2 Bryan Bowden (Sunday 3p)

10:30 p.m. – Stand Up 1 Sydney Davis (Saturday 1p)

 

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, October 13th- de Maat

8:00 p.m. – Storytelling 1 James Whittington (Thursday 7p)

 

Sunday, October 20th- Judy’s Beat Lounge

6:30 p.m. – Storytelling 1 Sydney Davis (Sunday 3p)

 

Sunday, October 27th- Judy’s Beat Lounge

4:00 p.m. – Storytelling 1 Edmund O’Brien (Monday 7p)

5:30 p.m. – Storytelling 1 Scott Levy (Saturday 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, August 30th – September 20th

7:30 p.m. Winter Davis

9:00 p.m. Delia Smith

10:30 p.m. Jeff Bouthiette

 

Fridays, October 18th – November 15th, 

NO show November 1 for Samhain-Beltane  

7:30 p.m. Cat McDonnell

 

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