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Mental health crisis training for police on hold
Sep. 28, 2015
Chicago Police Officers can take special training that teaches how to respond to mental health crisis. But most of the classes are on hold, because the program relies on state cash.
Chicago's underground sound blends guembri with jazz
Sep. 25, 2015
A unlikely collaboration between avant-rock and jazz groups have become staples on the city's underground improvisation scene.
Improviser finds purpose in police crisis trainings
Dec. 19, 2014
The Chicago Police Department has the largest crisis intervention training program in the country and Clark Weber plays an important part in it.
Where does comedy's diversity problem start?
Apr. 29, 2014
Chicago is home to the most prominent training grounds for improv and sketch comedy. Can efforts here to increase diversity fuel a shift in Hollywood?
The Kate Lambert Interview
Apr. 26, 2013
Kate Lambert is an actress, improviser, and writer who is a cast member of The Second City Touring Company and has performed as an understudy on The Second City's e.t.c. Stage and at UP Comedy Club.
The Second City that never sleeps
Dec. 13, 2012
The guys who could make Shakespeare-haters love him and hip-hop-haters love it set out to rescue another classic:
A Christmas Carol
Renowned theaters pair up for operatic laughs
Jul. 18, 2012
The Second City and Lyric Opera of Chicago to join forces in a debut performance this winter
Improv pioneer Josephine Forsberg dies at 90
Oct. 5, 2011
Very few of the men and women are left now who, sixty years ago, began to create in Chicago the modern techniques of improvisational theater.
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