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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8
Teacher: Shawn Wickens

What you'll learn in this stand up comedy class:

Is comedy, stand-up and live performance dead?
NO.

Will it all change?
YES. And comedy needed a re-boot. 

The whole world needs to evolve / improve / elevate and Stand-Up, Improv, Art and more along with it.
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4-Week Class 
Live Streamed Class Show on the last week

Comedy is not for everyone. But, like all performance, if it can be rehearsed and refined, it can also be taught.  

Using introductory principles and exercises, participants will learn and practice some basic stand-up / joke writing / storytelling techniques.  Students can expect to leave this class with a better understanding of "what's funny" and how to brainstorm and create comedic material. 

Instructor is experienced in creating a safe environment in which all may thrive. 

All Experience Levels Welcome.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

What you'll cover in the free info session:

Sessions will include exercises, instruction and practice culminating in an Exhibition Show for invited guests. 

Creativity thrives in supportive endeavors. We can work with any stage fright or performance anxiety you may have.  

Photo and video are prohibited, per instructor's discretion. 

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Reviews of Classes at Bad Theater Fest / Bad Film Fest (24)

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101: Intro to Comedy
Reviewed by Nathan W. on 2/17/2020
We had a wonderful time in Shawn Wickens's stand-up comedy class. From the beginning, Shawn was warm and supportive, helping us think about comedy, writing, and storytelling, and gave us fun exercises to practice in front of the audience. This was a great use of our time, and a really fun way to practice stand-up, and just to get public speaking practice in general, in an intimate and warm environment.
101: Intro to Comedy
Reviewed by Laura F. on 2/17/2020
Shawn was a great teacher, and I felt great coming out of the class! Looking forward to doing some open mic nights now!
101: Intro to Comedy
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/12/2019
By the end of the class I could write jokes and perform at open mics. Thank you Shawn!!
101: Intro to Comedy
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/17/2020
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