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General Info for Registration

Registration for Adult Classes

Adult Registration Deadlines:

  • Enrollment is open until the first day of class or until it is full.  All course registrations are on a first come, first served basis.
  • Early Registration - Many classes are eligible for discounted early tuition rates. Check the Calendar page or course information for early registration dates. Classes with low enrollment may be canceled after this date.

New Student Orientation: Students who are new to the Training Center are invited to our orientation session. Attendance is not mandatory but is recommended. Visitors who are not yet enrolled are also welcome to attend. Orientation is usually held at 10am in the Second City Mainstage Theater at 1616 N Wells Street. 2014 orientation dates are January 4 (Saturday at noon), March 2, April 27, June 22, August 24, and October 19.

If you have questions, call the Training Center at 312-664-3959.

Other policies & procedures are outlined in the Student Handbook, including additional fees & discounts, payment plans, and attendance policies.


Registration for Youth and Teen Classes

Check the Youth & Teen program on the Courses page for registration date information.

Youth & Teen program classes are available for students ages 4-18. Classes are divided into age groups. When using online registration for a student under age 14, a parent/guardian must first create a profile for themselves and then add the child as a family member.

Youth & Teen Registration Deadlines:

  • Enrollment is open until the first day of class or until it is full. All course registrations are on a first come, first served basis.
  • Early Registration - Most classes are eligible for discounted early tuition rates. Check the Youth & Teen Program courses for deadlines. Classes with low enrollment may be canceled after the early registration date.
View our Academic Calendar for Important Registration Dates

Tuition & Payment Policies

Tuition is non-refundable & non-transferable. New students will need to pay a one-time $15 membership fee. A $1 processing fee will also be added to each class enrollment.

View the Student Handbook for More Important Guidelines