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Stand-Up Comedy

$205.00

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How do Maria Bamford, Ali Wong and Hannibal Buress come up with their routines? Lots of different ways! No two comedians are the same, and this class will give you an assortment of tools to find your unique comedic voice. Students will learn how to structure a joke, mine real life for comedic premises, and develop their onstage persona. By the end of the course you’ll have developed a tight 3-5 minute set!

Wednesdays, 6:30 to 9 pm, March 6 to April 24 (with Bill Wood)

*PLEASE NOTE*: Most of the classes (Week 1 to 5, and 8) will be taught on the first floor of Arts Court (2 Daly), in the boardroom of the Ontario Arts Council (Accessibility: The building has an accessible entrance and washrooms but the boardroom is down a short set of steps. If you require assistance or have questions please email us at inclusion@improvembassy.com) The other two dates (Week 6 and 7, on April 10 and 17) will be in the Courtroom, on the second floor of Arts Court.

Classes are eight weeks, 2.5 hours per class, one class show. $205 (+HST)
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before 11:59 pm on Sunday, February 10 for 10% discount.

 

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Bill Wood

Bill Wood is a comedian, actor, writer, and teacher. His most notable comedy cred comes from working as part of Picnicface, a now defunct comedy troupe. More recently Bill starred as Frank, the guidance counselor, on CBC’s Mr. D. Wood is an experienced stand-up comedian who loves writing and performing comedy that ranges from absurd stories, to wacky one liners and gripping over-shares.