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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

Post-Camp 3: Games & Movies

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

Games & Movies (*optional 4:00pm?5:00pm) ? After a day of improv and sketch comedy, it?s time to relax and hang out! Students are allowed to watch a movie or join one another in a Connect Four tournament. Notes: Comedy Camp 3 will meet on July 4. Games & Movies does not meet on the final day of 2-week camps.

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$90

10 sessions

Storytelling Immersion: True Story for the Stage

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

Live, true-storytelling is both a trendy new performance form popularized by public radio and community events, and one of the oldest performance forms there is. Storytelling is a powerful tool that has been used to teach, inspire, entertain and galvanize since before the written word. It belongs to everyone innately, and in this week-long immersion,...

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$285

5 sessions

Introduction to Filmmaking Immersion

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

Intro to Filmmaking is a hands-on crash course where you learn how to turn your ideas into finished filmed pieces. You will leave the class with a good understanding of the different types of media one can create, the process of filmmaking, and all of the elements that go into the creation of digital media. Everyone in class will be part of a team...

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$285

5 sessions

Comedy Camp 3 (ages 12-18)

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

Improv (9am?11:30am) ? Explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City. Develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming, team building, empathy, and communication, while having loads of fun and laughs. Sketch Comedy (12pm?2:30pm) ? Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building...

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$1,000

10 sessions

Comedy Camp 3 (ages 8-11)

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

Improv (9am?10:30am) ? Explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City. Develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming, team building, empathy, and communication, while having loads of fun and laughs. Writing & Storytelling (10:50am?12:20pm) ? Learn basic scene structure, the art...

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$1,000

10 sessions

Improv for ASD Camp (ages 13-19)

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

Improv for ASD Camp is an improv comedy camp tailored to the specific needs and interests of campers on the autism spectrum. Campers will learn skills in teamwork, communication, and of course, comedy! The camp will be led by teachers, counselors and staff dedicated to creating a fun, welcoming and safe classroom experience for all campers. Campers...

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$375

5 sessions

Intro to Writing for TV & Film Immersion

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

Writers will learn the improvisational brainstorming skills utilized in any writer's room. Explore visual writing, story structure and character in preparation for creating work for TV and Film. Discuss existing scripts, generate plot points, and create engaging comedic characters to populate and inspire your longer script.

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$285

5 sessions

Improv for ASD Camp (ages 8-12)

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

Improv for ASD Camp is an improv comedy camp tailored to the specific needs and interests of campers on the autism spectrum. Campers will learn skills in teamwork, communication, and of course, comedy! The camp will be led by teachers, counselors and staff dedicated to creating a fun, welcoming and safe classroom experience for all campers. Campers...

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$375

5 sessions

Post-Camp 2: Games & Movies

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

Games & Movies (*optional 4:00pm?5:00pm) ? After a day of improv and sketch comedy, it?s time to relax and hang out! Students are allowed to watch a movie or join one another in a Connect Four tournament. Notes: Games & Movies does not meet on the final day of 2-week camps.

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$90

10 sessions

ImaginAction (ages 7-8)

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

A fun-filled fifty minute class designed to involve your child in the basic improv games used at The Second City. This class helps free up your child's creativity and gets them accustomed to working and sharing in a group environment. Notes: Parents are invited into the classroom to view a brief demonstration of activities on the final day of class....

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$175

7 sessions

Writing 2 Immersion

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

A further exploration of using comic premises to develop original sketch comedy for students who have completed Writing Immersion 1.

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$285

5 sessions

Writing for Sketch TV Immersion

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

Learn to write sketches for TV shows like Saturday Night Live. Explore satire, character based sketches, commercial and television parodies, monologue/Weekend Update jokes, create scripts for digital shorts to promote your writing samples online and more. Collaborate with classmates and teacher to heighten and punch up ideas in this creative Writer?s...

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$285

5 sessions

Comedy Camp 2 (ages 12-18)

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

Improv (9am?11:30am) ? Explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City. Develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming, team building, empathy, and communication, while having loads of fun and laughs. Sketch Comedy (12pm?2:30pm) ? Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building...

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$1,000

10 sessions

Writing for Late Night TV & Talk Shows Immersion

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

Write desk bits, remote segments, guest pieces, sketch and a variety of segments for shows like Fallon, Conan, Kimmel, Seth Myers, Colbert, Ellen and more. Pitch monologue jokes, brainstorm, explore and heighten material in this collaborative Writer's Room environment. Create original material to strengthen your writing samples, and produce the elements...

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$285

5 sessions

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