Special Events & Auditions

Throughout the year we have a variety of workshops, seminars, and appearances by special guests. Performance opportunities are also available for Training Center students.


Coached Ensembles

Coached ensembles are a great opportunity for all Improv A-E and Improv for Actors students to get more stage experience. Ensembles will be created and coached by one of our fantastic faculty members. Each ensemble gets a multi-week run in the Skybox Theater on Thursday nights at 10:30.

Coached Ensembles are…

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Sketch Cast


Sketch Cast is a showcase in which actors perform their own material, as part of an ensemble. Groups will be cast via a submission AND audition process. Members will be selected by faculty directors based on their writing submission, resume, and audition.

Writing submissions will be accepted until November 20th. Auditions will be…

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Writing 6 Show Auditions

Students in Writing 5-6 are creating a stage revue and need performers. Auditions are generally held in week 7 or 8 of a term. Auditions are only open to Training Center students, and you must be available for rehearsal during the Writing 6 class time in the following…

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Drop-In Classes

Improv Test Drive

Are you interested in taking an improv class, but you’re not quite sure if it’s right for you? Give it a test drive! Our weekly drop-in improv class for beginners is open to everyone, whether you have ever improvised or not. It’s a great opportunity to practice, have some fun,…

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Improv Jams

Improv Jam

Open to current and former Second City Training Center students, the Thursday night improv jam takes place at 10pm every week. A Second City faculty member will lead participants through fun and ensemble-building improv games and sets. Learn new games, meet fellow improvisers, or come just for the fun!

No registration…

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The Musical Improv Jam

Open to everyone, the musical improv jams occur at various points throughout the year. A Second City Music Director leads participants through fun and challenging short-form musical improv games. Get up and play, meet fellow improvisers and learn new games. On-lookers welcome, too. No registration required.

FREE, 1.5 hours

Every Saturday at…

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Room Rentals

Room Reservations

Classroom space is available for third-party rehearsals and/or auditions. Please contact tcoperations@secondcity.com for more details and to book space….

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