Online Evening Writing/Performing Comedy Class

Front Room Phoenix

Thu 01 Jan 1970

Category

Price

£75 (£60)*

Time

7.30pm-9.30pm

Online Evening Writing/Performing Comedy Class

*Subject to a £1.50 ticketing system charge. We don’t charge this to make a profit. Find out more >>


FRONT ROOM PHOENIX

Exeter Phoenix is teaming up with Dr Maggie Irving of Comedy Matters. Laughter has been crucial during these challenging times. And now there’s a chance for you to develop and sharpen your comedy skills with an online comedy course. This innovative event is helping raise funds for Exeter Phoenix. 

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Evening Writing/Performing Comedy Class

A dynamic and intensive five day comedy writing & performing course for people who want to explore how humour is generated & performed, and how it can help improve confidence and performance skills for professional and personal use.

Techniques such as crafting jokes, developing stories and understanding the potential of physical language/gesture, will be demonstrated and practiced. 

What will you learn?

  • An understanding of the fundamentals to creating comedy
  • Techniques to enhance your speaking skills and comedy voice
  • How to draw on your experiences/stories to ‘find the funny’
  • Language and physical expression
  • How to address the camera and utilise it for Facebook Live, Vlogs, poetry reading and podcasts etc

No pressure to be funny. Advice on making material amusing will be provided throughout the week.

Requirements?

No experience of comedy. A ‘can-do’ attitude

Course Tutor

Dr Maggie Irving is a teacher, comedian & researcher. Trained with Jennie Eclair, Tony Allen, Philippe Gaulier, John Wright and Keith Johnstone. 

HOW TO TAKE PART

This workshop will be hosted online through Zoom. Book a ticket, and we will send you a link to the Zoom Meeting Room before the class begins. 

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