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Scenic Improv 1

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Become a better improviser by concentrating on strong scene work. This course focuses on playing emotionally with your partner, using the environment, and progressing the action of a scene. Prerequisites:  Completion of Improv Level E IFA-2, or one year of improvisation training with office approval.

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$325

8 sessions

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Music Improv 6

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Refine your musical improv techniques and test original material in front of an audience as you create a musical show that features both musical improvisation and musical scenes developed through improvisation. Prerequisites:  Music Improv: 5 within 4 months of activity start

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$340

8 sessions

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Improv for Anxiety Level D

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Advanced Scene and Character Work Prerequisites: Improv Level C

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$325

8 sessions

Music Improv Immersion

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Explore the fundamentals of improvised song. Using vocal exercises, rhyming, character-based scene-work, and short-form musical games, participants will learn to ground their improvised songs and scenes in character and emotion. Take advantage of the style and theatricality of musical theater to strengthen your existing improv skills and learn to approach...

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$285

5 sessions

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Improv Express Level 1

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Go faster with Improv Express! The Improv Program is a complete foundation in the principles of scenic improvisation as practiced at The Second City. Based in the work of Viola Spolin, it covers all elements of the improvisational process. Improv Express students explore the same concepts taught in our Improv Levels A-E and Scenic Improv classes but...

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$680

17 sessions

Improv for ASD

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Improv for ASD offers a class in improvisation for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Classes will focus on ensemble and team building to help with the exploration of different relationships and social cues. Improvisational games used in this class will teach the students skills such as accessing emotions and storytelling. This will be done in a...

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$230

8 sessions

Improv F(orever)

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Finished the Improv A-E program and want to keep improvising in a structured but casual environment? Want to keep your improv skills from getting rusty? How about practicing with a fun group of like-minded students? Improv F(orever) is for Improv Program graduates who want to keep working on exercises and games while having fun with other improv grads....

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$255

8 sessions

Improv & Writing 3-day Intensive

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Morning principles and processes of improvisation class and afternoon introduction to sketch comedy technique class.

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$299

3 sessions

Improv for Therapists

at Jimmy Carrane Honest Comedy - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Are you a therapist, counselor, life coach or other mental health professional looking to forge deeper, more meaningful relationships with your clients? In this workshop led by Jimmy Carrane, one of the country’s leading improv teachers, you will learn how to apply the basic tenets of improvisation to individual and group therapy. One of Jimmy’s...

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$179

That's Not Funny: Dramatic Improv 2

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This 4-week workshop continues the lessons begun in the first level of That's Not Funny: Dramatic Improv. There will be a focus on dramatic tension and its release and even a stage combat element.ce

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$170

4 sessions

Technique for Unique Characters

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Rooted in this Spolin idea, this class deconstructs characters by examining the 24 major nonverbal communication codes displayed by every character - consciously or unconsciously. By learning these codes and learning how to manipulate them, students will learn a technique for creating characters ready to play. Prerequisite: Improv Level C or...

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$170

4 sessions

Improv for Anxiety Level B

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This class focuses on improvising scenes. Prerequisites:  PARC Improv (10152.116601) within 1 year of activity start or  Improv for Anxiety (10152.123601) within 1 year of activity start or  Improv for Anxiety (10152.124601) within 1 year of activity start or  Improv for Anxiety Level A (10152.125501) within 1 year of activity...

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$325

8 sessions

Business Improv Workshop

at Improve It! - West Loop 656 West Randolph St Suite 3W, Chicago, Illinois 60661

Are you a business professional who would like to learn creative techniques to think more quickly on your feet during a meeting or at a presentation? Are you a leader or manager looking to enhance collaboration across your team? Are you the type of person who is always trying to be the best version of yourself? Most importantly, are you the kind of...

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$20

Improv for Clinicians

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Led by a licensed therapist trained in improvisation, this class engages mental health clinicians in exercises that highlight improv skills that perfectly translate into creating a supportive, creative, open minded approach to therapy. This workshop focuses on patience, non-judgment, active listening, self awareness, collaboration with clients, and...

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$125

That's Not Funny: Dramatic Improv

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town 230 W North Ave 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60610

This 4-week workshop will focus on moments instead of laughs--they'll happen too, but only when we buckle down and take scene work seriously. Learn to love where you are. Comedy is a natural byproduct of serious scene work. Prerequisites: Improv Level C or equivalent experience

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$170

4 sessions

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