The Second City Comedy Camp

Campers exercise their sense of play through improv games and exercises that are the foundation of The Second City’s unique brand of comedy. Our teachers will help enhance their ability to communicate with others and develop confidence in their own creativity while working as part of an ensemble.

 

Our comedy camps attract students from all over the world to learn improv, make friends, and perform on our stage! No previous experience is needed. Camps end with a show where the students show off what they’ve learned!

 

SUBJECTS Depending on which camp your child takes, they will learn between 2-6 of the bellow subjects:

 

• Improv: Explore the fundamentals of improv. Develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming, team building, empathy, and communication, while having loads of fun and laughs.

 

• Musical Improv: Learn to spontaneously put words to music.

 

• Sketch Comedy: Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building blocks of any Second City show. Study classic Second City scenes, use improv to develop scenes, and create original sketches.

 

• Stand-Up: Students develop their personal style as a stand-up comedian or storyteller as we focus on developing material, stage presence, and delivery.

 

• Clowning & Physical Comedy: Clowning is 50% physicality, 50% silliness, and 100% fun. Students will learn about slapstick comedy and how to theatrically control their gestures.

  • LOCATION

    6560 Hollywood Blvd.

    Los Angeles, CA 90028

     

    690 E Orange Grove Blvd.

    Pasadena, CA 91104

  • DATES

    Spring Camp Dates:

    (AGES 6-18) Mon-Fri  9am-3:30pm

    Students learn: Improv, Sketch Writing, Musical Improv

    • Camp 1: April 1-5 · $395

    • Camp 2: April 15-19 · $395

    • Camp 3: April 22-26 · $395

     

    Summer Camp Dates:

    • 1-Week Mini Camps Ages 6-7 Camp 1: June 17-21 • $225

    • Hollywood only Camp 2: July 1-3 • $135

    • Hollywood only Camp 3: Aug 5-9 • $225

    • Hollywood only 1-Week Camps • Ages 8-18 Camp 1: June 10-14

    • Hollywood only Camp 2: June 17-21

    • Hollywood only Camp 3: June 24-28

    • Hollywood OR Pasadena Camp 4: July 1-3

    • Hollywood only Camp 5: July 8-12

    • Hollywood OR Pasadena Camp 6: July 15-19

    • Hollywood OR Pasadena Camp 7: July 22-26

    • Hollywood only Camp 8: July 29-Aug 2

    • Hollywood only Camp 9: Aug 5-9

    • Hollywood OR Pasadena Camp 10: Aug 12-16

    • Hollywood only 2-Week Camp: Ages 12-18 July 15-Aug 2 

     

    Winter Camp Dates:

    (AGES 6-18) Mon-Fri  9am-3:30pm

     Students learn: Improv, Sketch Writing, Musical Improv

    • Camp 1: Dec 16-20 · Mon-Fri 9-3:30pm · $395

    • Camp 2: Dec 26-28 · Thurs-Sat 9-3:30pm · $237

    • Camp 3: Jan 2-4 · Thurs-Sat 9-3:30pm · $237

  • HOURS

    Hollywood only Camp hours (9am-3:30pm)

    Mini Camps 9am-12:45pm

    1-Week Camps 9am-3:30pm

    2-Week Camps 9am-4pm

     

    Early drop off available. You can drop your student off as early as 8:30 am free of charge. Late Pick Up: 30min after camp ends.

  • RATES

    Mini Camps $225

    1-Week Camps $395

    2- Week Camps $800

  • DISCOUNT

    Take 15% off second child in the same camp.

    Take special 15% off your first camp with code: FUNKIDS

  • REVIEWS

    ”She absolutely loved every minute of camp. She will definitely be back, you really made this a great experience.” - Irene Z.

     

    ”He usually hates camp so I was pleasantly surprised to hear him say, he loved it. We will be back.” - Court P.

     

    "You guys are doing a great job with your kids at Second City. These improv skills are so essential in life. Learning to think on your feet and just rolling with it have been the two biggest things my kids are getting out of it." -Asha F.

     

    ”Second City has been such an amazing thing in my life. I look forward to going to class…it’s a great environment and everyone has so much fun.” –Kiernan Shipka (Sabrina, Mad Men)

  • CONTACT

    Tel: (323) 464-8542

     

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