Corporate Program

cpThe Second City Chicago Corporate Training Workshop

The Second City Chicago Corporate Training Workshop

16th Street Corporate Workshops are a unique experience, bringing the skills and creativity of the arts to the corporate world in an interactive workshop.

We are thrilled to bring the worlds most influential and prolific comedy theatre company, The Second City Chicago to Melbourne to share their powerful and practical tools for improving communication skills and help foster creativity in the workplace.

Second City Alumni

This Corporate Workshop will be taught by Master Teacher and The Second City Artistic Director Matt Hovde.

Second City Communications

Second City Communications (SCC) is a business arm of Second City Chicago. It draws upon Second City’s 55-year legacy of connecting with audiences through powerful, incisive content. SCC works with hundreds of Fortune 1000 clients each year in blended learning/training programs, internal communications initiatives and brand marketing assignments.
SCC clients include
Google, Scotiabank, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Dunpont, Procter & Gamble, Nike, Sun Life, Pepsi, Wal-Mart, Starbucks, Ebay, Kraft, Hilton Hotels, The Oprah Winfrey Show and many more.


What you can expect

This corporate training program is designed to help people become more powerful communication and creative, innovative thinkers.

Course of study

This workshop will explore how improvisational skills can empower you and your team.


  • Flexibility – adapting to changing circumstances with confidence
  • Innovation – how to come up with new ideas and give those ideas a chance to blossom
  • Being in the moment – learning to be a better listener and staying present even in unfamiliar situations
  • Play – putting yourself in a mindset of freedom and creativity
  • Ensemble – valuing others and learning to work well within
  • Storytelling – how to engage your audience and make your message more memorable