Remember the comedy movie Meatballs, and the summer fun we used to have at camp? Well, we can join alum’s like Stephen Colbert, Amy Sedaris, Chris Farley and Steve Carrell for some awesome summer fun!So pack your duffle and hop on board to Chicago to immerse yourself in some hilarious good times!
The Second City Training Center has opened more Week-long Summer Camps and Immersions for National and International students this year than ever before.
2011 – 400+ Adult students and 40+ Adults Immersion Classes / 590+ Teen/Youth Students
2012 – 500+ Adult Students and 40+ Adult Immersions Classes / 660+ Teen/Youth Students
2013 – 700+ Adult Students and 50+ Adult Immersions Classes / 680+ Teen/Youth Students
Chicago is the world capital of improvisation and sketch comedy and The Second City is in the heart of it. For over fifty years The Second City has created a wealth of comedic material from a legendary group of performers and this summer is opening it’s doors to students from all around the world.
With alum’s like Stephen Colbert, Amy Sedaris, Chris Farley and Steve Carrell, The Second City Training Center attracts an ever-increasing student body looking to learn the art of comedy. Normal 8-week programming does not lend itself easily to the hungry student living beyond the city and suburban boundaries, however. So, each summer, Chicago’s Training Center offers a variety of week-long immersions in the performance arts for students at any level of experience and zip code. From entrepreneurs looking to ignite a little creativity using improv to professional ‘on-tour’ actors searching to deepen their resume, The Second City builds it’s summer immersions to satisfy each ambitious student.
Improv Levels 1-4 From June 3 to August 30 2013 (10am-1pm)
Comedy Writing 1-4 From June 3 to August 30 2013 (2pm-5pm)
Process with Michael Gellman – From June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013 and August 12, 2013 to August 16, 2013 (10am-5pm) taught by Michael Gellman
500 Clown – From July 22nd-July 26th (10am-6pm) taught by Adrian Danzig
Solo Improv and Sketch with Andy Eninger – From August 12, 2013 to August 16, 2013 (10am-5pm) taught by Andy Eninger
Long Form Immersion – From July 8 to July 12 (10am-5pm) taught by Susan Messing and Rachael Mason
Music Improv Full Day Immersion – July 8-July 12, 2013 (10am-5pm) taught by Jeff Bouthiette
Music Improv Full Day Immersion – August 5-August 9, 2013 (10am-5pm) taught by Jeff Bouthiette
Clown and Physical Comedy – From August 26, 2013 to August 30, 2013 (10am-5pm) taught by Dean Evans
2-week classes in Improv and Sketch Writing – June 10th to August 30th – Ages 11-18
Check out Second City Training Center’s page with info on directions, parking, moving to Chicago and more: http://www.secondcity.com/training/chicago/generalinfo/faq/