Kids and teens can explore their creative energy in our Comedy Camps by spending part of their summer at The Second City! Our summer programs attract students from all over the world who want to gain new skills, meet new friends, and enjoy Toronto in the summer.
This fun-filled class is designed to involve your child in the basic improv games used at The Second City. This class will help free up children’s creativity and gets them accustomed to working and sharing in a group environment.
(Grades 2 - 4)
Learn the fundamentals of improv through exercises that focus on saying “Yes, And,” listening, and ensemble. For any student 5th grade and above.
(Grades 5 - 12)
The Teen Acting course is where high school-aged students begin to unpack the basic skills of acting and scene study. From uncovering character objective to learning what tactics are used to achieve it, this program is designed to help students develop an authentic, grounded stage presence and performance. Recommended for emerging artists that have little or no formal acting training.
This class will introduce and reinforce the fundamental skills of improv to teens on the autism spectrum. By learning and practicing fundamental improv skills, participants will gain confidence, develop social skills, and enjoy a creative outlet in this safe and nurturing environment. Much of the focus in this program is on active listening, supporting the ideas of others, and cooperating through play.
The Second City has been hosting school groups with our unique brand of edutainment for more than 15 years. Thousands of students join us each year to participate in improv-based learning, taking part in award-winning workshops and live performances. Combining humour with curriculum-based programming, we offer an alternative to the typical classroom setting to empower educators with new tools they can incorporate into their lesson planning.