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The Bob Curry Fellowship returns to The Second City

SC_Alumni_Curry_Bob_600x600_001The Second City is pleased to announce the return of The Bob Curry Fellowship in Toronto. The Bob Curry Fellowship is the first master comedy fellowship of it’s kind offered at Second City Chicago and Toronto locations. The fellowship honours Second City’s first African American alum, Bob Curry, who performed on the mainstage in 1966.

The Bob Curry Fellowship consists of a sixteen-week master program launched by The Second City Diversity and Training Center divisions. Up to twelve performers will work with various Second City Artists to create an Industry Showcase from start to finish. These chosen performers will also have a chance to be a part of the Second City and NBC Breakout Festival happening in Chicago in Summer 2017.

Applications for the Bob Curry Fellowship have been pouring in, with auditions taking place on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016. For more information, please visit:

The Second City’s Diversity and Inclusion division also presents DiverCity, the monthly showcase where comedy meets culture. DiverCity returns Saturday, November 19 with sketch, improv, and stand-up performances at the John Candy Box Theatre.

The Second City Outreach & Diversity program is seeking talent including but not limited to those who identify as Asian Pacific, Sub Continent Asian, Black, Hispanic, First Nations, Metis, Inuk, or Middle Eastern.

About The Second City: The Second City, a 100% Canadian-owned company, is the world’s premier improv and sketch comedy theatre company, with resident stages in Toronto and Chicago, Training Centres in Toronto, Chicago and Los Angeles, as well as touring companies performing throughout the world.

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