Workshops for Grades 9-12

Various workshops are available for grades 9-12. Prices are estimates based on small groups (12 students or less).

Communication Workshops

Introduction to Communication - Grades 9-12

An introduction to improvisation and effective communication skills, focusing on listening, collaboration, and creative problem solving and taught through a series of interactive improvisation based exercises and games….

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Advanced Secondary Communication - Grades 9-12

Building on the skills and concepts introduced in our Intro to Communication workshop, high school students explore how they express and interpret language and ideas through a variety of interactive communication exercises.

For all workshops, an additional travel charge is necessary for sites located more than 20 miles from North Ave….

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Drama and Theatre Workshops

Introduction to Second City Improvisation – Grades 9-12

The fundamentals of improvisation as taught and practiced at The Second City, covering the concepts and skills of listening, stage presence, environment, and character through interactive exercises and games.

For all workshops, an additional travel charge is necessary for sites located more than 20 miles from North Ave. and Wells St.,…

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Advanced Improvisation – Grades 9-12

Building on the skills and concepts introduced in Introduction to Second City Improvisation., this workshop uses a variety of exercises and games to teach the basics of improvisational scene work.

For all workshops, an additional travel charge is necessary for sites located more than 20 miles from North Ave. and Wells…

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Character Workshop – Grades 9-12

The essential elements of theatrical and comedic character creation are explored by students through active participation in a variety of guided improvisational exercises, leading to the creation of own original comedic characters and a better understanding of character in drama and literature.

For all workshops, an additional travel charge is necessary…

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Point of View and Satire – Grades 9-12

An introduction to the fundamentals of satire as practiced and performed at The Second City theatres. Students participate in both writing and improvisational exercises to help them form and express their own opinions and viewpoints about the world around them.

2 hours – $475
2 ½ hours – $600
3 hours – $700

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Job Skills Workshops

Interviewing Skills – Grades 9-12

This workshop enhances students’ awareness of their own unique strengths and abilities as they prepare to enter the world of work. Students explore ways to alleviate ‘job interview stress’, and learn effective communication techniques that enable them to speak positively about themselves to potential employers. Using Second City’s unique improv…

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Presentation Skills – Grades 9-12

Businesses, small and large, have often been on the cutting edge of innovation. Using improv techniques students learn to work together to provide innovative solutions to challenging business situations. Group dynamics, leadership, and resourcefulness are realized through a combination of exercises and presentation.

For all workshops, an additional travel charge is…

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Writing and Literacy Related Workshops

Introduction to Principles of Comic Writing – Grades 9-12

Students experience a series of improvisational and writing exercises that teach them the basics of how to create comic premises and scenes for the stage.

2 hours – $475
2 ½ hours – $600
3 hours – $700

For all workshops, an additional travel charge is necessary for sites located more than 20 miles…

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