2019 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 Second City method of writing and improvisation? Our immersion programs attract students from all over the country and abroad. Come learn new skills, meet new friends, and take advantage of the comedy scene!


Improv 1, 2 & 3 Intensives (2019)

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 three level program covers all elements of the improvisational process. The typical improv class meets once a week for seven weeks.


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Acting Levels 1 & 2 (2019)

Acting 1: Character Development

In Acting 1, students learn the foundational skills needed to begin their exploration of scripted work. Students will work on individually assigned monologues in order to practice the tools they will learn, that will allow them to approach any character or script in…

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Special Workshops

One Person Show Levels 1 & 2 (2019)

Level 1 – The best way to get work is to make work! Ever fantasized about creating your own one person show, but weren’t sure where to start? This is the course for you! Act in the best role, the one you wrote for YOU! Find your story, write new…

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