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Comedic Songwriting Immersion

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

Learn the fundamentals of comedic songwriting. Immerse yourself in song structure, rhyming, and music, and discover how to locate and heighten your character point of view to comedic effect. Develop your ear for musical style, and learn how to write lyrics that are both funny and inherently musical. Designed for musicians and nonmusicians alike, students...

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$285

5 sessions

Improv 4 Immersion

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

Dive into how Second City uses improv to develop sketch material. Explore concepts like satire, using improv sets, re-improvising scenes, and the key elements of a Second City running order.Notes:.

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$285

5 sessions

Writing 3 Immersion

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

Expand your comedy writer?s toolkit. From full-cast scenes to monologues, discover the types of sketches that round-out a Second City revue.

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$285

5 sessions

Improv 3 Immersion

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

Building upon the foundation of Level 2, students will deal with a more mature type of improv that can be harvested for sketch. Focus on topics such as advanced character creation, scene/premise structure, acting, reference level, and using music to find scenes and characters.

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$285

5 sessions

Long Form Immersion

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

Designed for students who have completed the Improv Immersions Levels 1 and 2 or equivalent classwork, the Long Form Immersion delves deeper into ensemble work and creating full-length improvised performance. Students will work on advanced scenic skills, character development and relationship, editing, and how to execute and design numerous different...

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$550

5 sessions

Constructing Your Comedic Screenplay Intensive

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

A sellable screenplay in Hollywood = quit your day job. This class will help you create characters, understand structure and learn to pitch. You'll end this course with an outline of your screenplay idea.

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$371

5 sessions

Rock City!

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

School of Rock and The Second City have partnered to offer a one-of-a-kind Rock City Summer Camp in July for kids aged 10-18! Under the guidance of School of Rock and Second City instructors, students in this two-week camp will write and perform their own rock sketch comedy revue. Campers will receive instruction in music, acting, writing and improv,...

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$1,300

10 sessions

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

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

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

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

Stand-Up (ages 14-18)

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

Come develop your personal style as a stand-up comedian as we focus on developing material, stage presence and delivery. Notes: Classes will not meet on July 4th. Parents are invited into the classroom to view a brief demonstration of activities on the final day of class. Please note that there are often multiple sections of each class. Students...

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$299

8 sessions

Grad Revue

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

Create an original Second City style revue with 7 previews and 8 final performances in The Second City Hollywood Studio Theater. 6 month commitment. Prerequisites: When a student completes Level 5 of the Conservatory, they will be asked to audition for placement into a Grad Revue ensemble. At the discretion of the Training Center, students are...

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$785

7 sessions

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