Open House: The Second City Hollywood

 

THE SECOND CITY HOLLYWOOD OPEN HOUSE
Saturday • January 5 • FREE Workshops & Shows

The Second City Hollywood is giving back to the community with a day of free workshops & shows on Sat, Jan 5! Reservations are recommended but walk-ups on the day are always welcome. Come see what The Second City is all about, take a workshop, see a show, enjoy our amazing community! We have classes and shows for actors, writers, singers, stand-ups, rappers, and long form improvisers so whether you’re just starting out, are a working actor, or just want to try something new, come play for the day, we’d love to meet you!

FREE WORKSHOPS
Reservations Recommended • Sign Up For Workshops HERE or by calling 323.464.8542

12-2PM
ADULT IMPROV
MUSICAL IMPROV
WRITING FOR TV/FILM
WRITING COMEDY
STAND-UP

1-3PM
KID IMPROV (6-7)
KID & TEEN IMPROV (8-18)

2-4PM
ADULT IMPROV
MUSICAL IMPROV
WRITING COMEDY
WRITING FOR TV/FILM
LONG FORM IMPROV

4-6PM
ADULT IMPROV
MUSICAL IMPROV
LONG FORM IMPROV
IMPROV DROP-IN
WRITING COMEDY
WRITING FOR TV/FILM
STAND-UP

 

12pm: Really Awesome Improv Show 
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, great for the whole family, and was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine! This is a family friendly show.

3pm: Really Awesome Improv Show 
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, great for the whole family, and was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine! This is a family friendly show.

4pm: The Sound of Musical
Based on a suggestion from the audience, these ragtag young guns will take you through a mesmerizing, tantalizing, one-of-a-kind show. The playbills are alive… with THE SOUND OF MUSICAL! Starring: Gabe Greenspan, Conor Hanney, Schuyler Jeffres, Brianna McClellan, Brendan McCay, Callie Ott, Becky Sanders, Rama Vallury, & Rob Zaleski.

6:30pm: Detention Hall
The Second City Hollywood’s highest level of junior improvisers,Teen Troupe, perform.

7pm: Triumph + Bingo
Amanda Blake Davis, Celeste Pechous and Kate Duffy are Triumph. One suggestion. Thirty minutes of fun. Bingo is when Triumph will pick audience names from the bingo bucket and invite you to come onstage and play some improv games with them!

7:30pm: Puppets Amok
A team of cool puppets and their nerdy humans make up the improv team Puppet’s Amok, trained in puppeteering by a Jim Henson schooled puppeteer, Amie DelleValle Enriquez, and the collective improv training atThe Second City, UCB, and Groundlings. Cast: Eddie Vona, Hilary Kay, Jaime Soria, Lauren-Blair Donovan, Miranda Soriano, and Stefanie Malouf.

8pm: Ithamar Enriquez Variety Spectacular
Comedy! Puppets! Wrestling! You read correctly…COMEDY! Join your host Ithamar Enriquez (Netflix’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events, Lady Bird, Key and Peele, Arrested Development) as he presents a night of variety acts that showcases some of the best in stand up, sketch comedy, music and all the etc’s you can think of!

8:30pm: Red Tape
Come support up-and-coming comedians as they tape their festival submission tapes! The only entrance fee is your laughter. Hosted by Thea Lux

9pm: Supportive White Parents
When an Asian girl tells her parents she doesn’t want to be a doctor anymore, she wishes on a shooting star for supportive white parents. Book and Lyrics by Joy Regullano. Directed by Frank Caeti. Composed by The Sam and Tony Show.

 

10pm: Tattoo Party

Do you have tattoos or are you too scared to get one? Whichever it is, get ready for permanent laughs! This unique show consists of comedy sketches, stand up comedians, live music, dancing, and improvisation based on the world of tattoos. The first-ever comedy show hosted by a tattoo artist and friends. Who knows you just might even leave with a tattoo of your own… Buzz-Buzz.

 

 DIRECTING PROGRAM Q&A • 6pm • https://bit.ly/2RV4M1H
Join Josh Funk, Nancy Hayden, Marc Warzecha as they talk about the program and answer any questions you may have. They will also be joined by Nicole Williams, Dwayne Colbert, and Pepper Berry, who are Directing Program Grads, currently directing for Second City, and can share their insights, learning experience, and benefits. Free.

HEADSHOT TRUCK

The Headshot Truck is coming to our open house! Yup, that big pink truck you see driving around town will be at Second City again and they’re offering discounted headshot sessions during the open house! You’ll get $25 off a 1 look package or $50 off a 2 Look package, which both include light makeup already!
➜ Packages     ➜ Questions, email aimee@theheadshottruck.com

 

SUGGESTIONS FOR THE WORKSHOP
ALL IMPROV – Wear comfortable clothing that you can move around in easily and closed toed shoes, do not wear flip flops or sandals.
WRITING- Bring pen/paper or a laptop.

HELPFUL INFO!
Address: 6560 Hollywood Blvd. LA, CA 90028
Phone: 323.464.8542
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DIRECTIONS

From East of Los Angeles:
Take the 2 or 10 Freeway West to the 101 Freeway toward Hollywood
Exit Cahuenga
Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
Go West to Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From West of Los Angeles:
Take the 10 Freeway East
Exit La Brea North
Go North on La Brea to Hollywood Blvd.
Go East on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From North of Los Angeles:
Take the 101 Freeway South
Exit Cahuenga
Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
Go West on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From South of Los Angeles:
Take the 5 or 405 Freeway North to the 101 Freeway towards Los Angeles
Exit Cahuenga
Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
Go West on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

PARKING
See all parking structures close to Second City HERE.
The closest pay lots are directly behind our building on Schrader and also on Wilcox.
Be VERY careful about parking at a meter. Nothing ruins a fun day more than getting towed!