Professional Development

The Second City Training Center has been bolstering business professionals from the very beginning. Our concepts in ensemble building can be applied to the boardroom as much as they can to a stage. These courses are designed for individuals and small groups. If your company would like to engage in corporate training, Second City Works can provide what you need.



RewireU: The Core Intensive

The RewireU program empowers people through improvisation techniques cultivated over 50 years of entertaining a wide range of audiences. We know people!

Participants of the RewireU program will learn new tactics for handling conflict, sharing opinions, championing projects, overcoming change and collaborating.

RewireU is for individuals or companies who want to rethink how they work.

“The topics covered at RewireU workshop were 100% applicable to my workplace. The facilitators were wonderfully skilled at creating a “brave” and safe atmosphere that was anchored in humour, and flourished to one of inspiration and collaboration.”
– Ann Hill, Project Manager, Organizational Development, Rogers

“RewireU is a great opportunity to shake things up, break old habits and gain a new perspective on innovation at work.”
– Bryanne, Director, Operational Effectiveness

“Improvisational skills can make a sales organization stronger together, resilient to changes and effective by believing in themselves.”
– Melissa Madian, Speaker, Consultant and Founder, TMM Enablement

RewireU: The Core Intensive meets over the course of three days–from 9am-4pm on the first two days and from 9am-12pm on the third day.

RewireU: Public Speaking

Bring your best self to your next work presentation or wedding toast! Using targeted improv exercises, this course will help you become more comfortable and confident with public speaking. Focus areas will include how to read the room, adjusting to change in the moment, extemporaneous vs. prepared speech, and wowing a crowd. You will get access to videos of your individual speeches for self-assessment between classes. The result? Heightened awareness to shed those physical and verbal idiosyncrasies that aren’t serving you so you can bring your A-game every time.

RewireU: Public Speaking meets once a week for three hours over four weeks.

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Professional Workshops

Improv for Creative Pedagogy

Improv for Creative Pedagogy is for traditional classroom teachers who want to learn a new approach to teaching and expand their educational vocabulary. Improv can be a tool to get students to use critical thinking and analysis as well as stimulate the play instincts of your students’ brains causing them…

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