2020adult Programs

Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who have played on its stages, we have become the largest school of improvisation and sketch comedy in the world. We welcome amateurs looking to try something new, and advanced players looking to hone their craft. Whether you’re a business professional looking to improve your presentation skills or a student looking to meet new friends, The Second City Training Center is the place to be.

2020 Improv Program

2020 Improv Program

The Improv Program is a complete foundation in the principles of scenic improvisation as practiced at The Second City. Based in the work of Viola Spolin, this program covers all…

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2020 The Conservatory Program

2020 The Conservatory Program

Study improv as an acting technique and its use in the development of a Second City-style revue in this advanced program, the cornerstone of The Second City Training Center. In…

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2020 Writing Program

2020 Writing Program

The Second City Training Center Writing Program has been considered the gold standard of comedy writing education for decades. We are thrilled to announce that we’ve made our flagship program…

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2020 Acting Program

2020 Acting Program

The Acting Program empowers the student with the necessary core skills to take responsibility of their own growth and learning as an actor. This program offers the student a unique…

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2020 Advanced Improv Program

2020 Advanced Improv Program

This Advanced Improv Program places more specific and specialized material in front of a more advanced student. Offerings include Improvisational acting, scene work, and long form. Rules fall away and…

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2020 Adult Intensives

2020 Adult Intensives

Are you looking to visit to experience the vitality of the sketch and improvisation community? Are you a local who just wants to spend some concentrated time digging into The…

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2020 Directing & Producing

2020 Directing & Producing

Study and practice the essential tools of directing for the stage! Students can choose to study directing techniques for improvisation, sketch comedy, or plays.

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2020 Physical Performance

2020 Physical Performance

The Physical Comedy Program is a unique movement program focusing on developing the physical skills of the performer. From clowning to slapstick to stage combat, physical comedy has delighted audiences…

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2020 Music Program

2020 Music Program

The Second City Music Program is dedicated to helping students explore comedy’s unique relationship to music through voice, improvisation, and songwriting.

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2020 Professional Development

2020 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…

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2020 TV, Film & Digital Performance

2020 TV, Film & Digital Performance

This performance program is about giving actors, improvisers, and directors the opportunity to make the transition from Stage to On-Screen or in Podcasting and Voiceover work. The classes in this…

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2020 Online Classes

2020 Online Classes

Can’t make it to one of our 3 Training Center locations? Try an Online Class! Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who…

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