Students will receive individual instruction through online correspondence, exploring the fundamentals of character development and scene structure.
Students will gain skills to generate from abundance, create three-dimensional characters and explore their stories in this class while developing several short pieces.
You’ll leave with a 10-minute play ready for festival submission throughout the country.
Create memorable female characters that drive your piece. Writers will create sketches, monologues, stories and character pieces through writing exercises, analysis of text, and a variety of writing assignments.
Be the master of your own content. Learn to write desk bits, monologues, web series, comedy pilots, screenplays and more...from the comfort of your home.
Intensive Programs are crash courses in the philosophies and methods The Second City uses to find, explore, and create material. In addition to locals, these programs in Chicago, Toronto and Hollywood attract students from all over the country and abroad.
Come learn new skills, meet new friends, and take advantage of Chicago’s rich comedy scene!
Intensives meet during the day Monday-Friday, and most are designed so students can take more than one in a given week.