kids Programs

Kids and Teens can take a class with The Second City too! We welcome all experience levels. Kids Comedy Classes are led by performers/instructors who are experienced working with young students.

Please note that some of these classes will meet online. To successfully participate, all you need is a sturdy internet connection and a device that has a camera and microphone (computer, tablet, or even your phone can work.)

Online Camps

Online Camps

Our totally digital, totally FUN comedy camps will engage your children for four hours of fun and creativity—with other kids. All you need is an internet connection and a camera,…

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Kids Comedy Camps

Kids Comedy Camps

The Second City Kids Comedy Camps are a place to exercise your creative energies in our improvisation and comedy writing camps! Campers play fun improv games to help access creativity,…

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Online Drop-Ins

Online Drop-Ins

We have online Drop-Ins for ages 10-13 & 14-18! Join us for only $25 USD to learn improv, sketch, stand-up & acting!

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Improv Program

Improv Program

In the Kids Improv Program you’ll study the fundamentals of improvisation through exercises that help to develop strong ensemble and character work. Develop stage presence as well as patience, self…

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Writing Program

Writing Program

Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building block of any Second City show. Study classic Second City scenes, use improv to develop scenes and write original sketches. Please…

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Acting Program

Acting Program

Study the basic skills of acting. Monologues, scenes, and exercises are used to examine techniques an actor uses to establish a character. In this program students discover skills found in…

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TV, Film & Digital

TV, Film & Digital

Our TV, Film & Digital Program courses focuses on DIY or guerilla-style filmmaking with an emphasis on creating short comedic video content. The course curriculum includes pitching video ideas, scripting…

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Physical Performance

Physical Performance

Through the experience of imagination, creativity, and play, we invite young performers to discover their sense of gravity and levity, range of breath, physical awareness, and emotional connection.

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Music Program

Music Program

The Second City Music Program is dedicated to helping students explore comedy’s unique relationship to music through voice, improvisation, and songwriting. Please note that some of these classes will be…

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