Wednesday night Beginner Session starts April 16th. $259 price extended to start date!

Published on April 10th, 2014

Wednesday 2014 San Francisco Beginner classes start April 16th

Upcoming SF Sessions: April 16th – May 14th at 6 PM

Beginner Stand Up Class – The Technique Workshop

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! $259 for the 5 weeks!!!!.

Working from The Stand-up Comedy Workbook, which you receive as part of your tuition, you will learn how to cut through writer’s block, build a premise and generate endless punch lines for that premise until you find the one that rocks. The Technique Workshop is a required prerequisite for the Performance Workshop. Even professional comedians with years of experience take this class to improve existing skills and push themselves in new creative directions. In this five-week workshop, you will learn to apply the Joke Diagram, association lists, organic development, characters and POVs to create your own jokes.

You will learn:

· Material generation techniques (Structured and Organic)
· Ranting (Improvisation)
· Riffing (Improvisation)
· Storytelling and Bit Construction
· Character Development (POVs)
· Staying connected to audiences
· Finding your voice on stage
· Eliminating self-criticism
· Stage fright
· Rehearsal
· Performance

As part of your tuition, you will receive: (1) The Step by Step to Stand-up Comedy Workbook, (2) Audits of performance workshops at the SFCC, (3) Discounted admission to performance showcases and special events, (4) Free admission to SFCC Pro shows at the Purple Onion at Kells, (5) Guided weekly comedy writing sessions, (6) Membership in our online community, and (7) stage time every week during your enrollment.

Class sizes are limited to 15 comedians. Pay in the right border “Make Payment” to reserve your spot.

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