kids Programs

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 are experienced working with young students.

For in-person classes in Chicago, please review this safety packet on the expectations of you and The Second City to keep our Training Center a safe and fun environment.

For in-person classes in Toronto at 2800 Danforth, please review this safety packet on the expectations of you and The Second City to keep our Training Center a safe and fun environment.

Please note that currently many of our classes meet online. To successfully participate, all you need is a sturdy internet connection and a device that has a camera and microphone (computer, tablet, or even your phone can work.)

Camps

Camps

The Second City is a place to exercise your creative energies in our comedy camps! Campers play fun improv games to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and…

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Improv Program

Improv Program

In the Kids Improv Program you’ll study the fundamentals of improvisation through exercises that help to develop strong ensemble and character work. Develop stage presence as well as patience, self…

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Writing Program

Writing Program

Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building block of any Second City show. Study classic Second City scenes, use improv to develop scenes and write original sketches. Please…

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Music Program

Music Program

The Second City Music Program is dedicated to helping students explore comedy’s unique relationship to music through voice, improvisation, and songwriting. Please note that some of these classes will be…

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Youth & Teen Auditions

Youth & Teen Auditions

The Second City Training Center welcomes your interest in our advanced Youth & Teen programs. This programming is currently being offered through the Chicago Training Center, in-person, and via our…

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