November 23-December 31
The World's Premier School of Comedy
We’ve got classes for all age levels! Try one of our classes at the legendary Second City Training Centre. Classes begin every few months and fill up quickly, so be sure to book your spot today!
Legendary comedy institution The Second City has been named todayon Fast Company’s third annual Brands That Matter list, honoring brands that communicate anddemonstrate brand purpose. This prestigious recognition highlights companies and nonprofits thathave built cultural relevance and impact through compelling branding and efforts that naturallyextend their presence into the community.
The Second City is thrilled to announce that its new home at One York Street will officially open November 30, 2022, with the first public performances to begin December 1. The new flagship home will be The Second City's largest, most state-of-the-art venue since the world class comedy company first opened its doors in Canada in 1973.
Let’s be honest, the world can be a confusing and scary place. Improv teaches us to be brave and how to have fun doing it!
So, what’s The Second City?
The Second City has been bringing the funny for over 60 years.
We began in 1959 as a small comedy cabaret and have grown to become the first name in improv and comedy, with theaters and Training Centers in Chicago, Toronto, and Hollywood. We’ve also taken improv off the stage, expanding our reach to include creative collaborations with a wide range of creative and corporate partners, wellness and education programs, and TV, film and digital productions. And our alumni list includes some of the funniest names on the planet…
Buy a gift card now. Enjoy comedy real soon.
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