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Stand Up Comedy Summer School - 5 Days

Stand Up Comedy Summer School - 5 Days

Want to venture into the world of Stand Up Comedy? Immerse yourself in our 5 day Stand Up Comedy Summer School based at the Arts Theatre in Central London. Spend a week revelling in humour and performance as you learn to structure, write and perform your own set in front of your friends and family.



Exploring a wide range of techniques and building on your natural talent, you will develop your own comedy voice. Led by a professional comic and through a series of practical workshops, you’ll learn to structure your material, hold your audience’s attention and even deal with the odd heckler. This Comedy School has been specifically designed to hone your technique whilst boosting your confidence, creativity and imagination.



This is a fulfilling opportunity to try Stand Up for the first time. Part of our summer schools programme, our Stand Up School is also suitable for those with some acting experience wanting to apply their stagecraft to Stand Up.

Hear what our students have to say


Fantastic course! Very engaging and fun. The tutors were all excellent - supportive, creative and enthusiastic .

Gideon

We were taught a variety of techniques by a very talented teacher.

Ronal


Stand Up Comedy Summer School Content

During our comedy summer course you will:

  • Learn techniques on how to hold a room
  • Develop your own style and voice
  • Create new material through improvisation and exercises
  • Learn voice and microphone techniques
  • Address how to deal with hecklers
  • Gain an understanding of the industry
  • Perform at a Showcase at a central London venue

Type

Stand Up Comedy with Showcase

Level

For all levels

Equipment

Bring a notebook, pencil and water

Stand Up Comedy Summer School Schedule

DAY ONE

Our Comedy School begins with a focus on joke writing. You will look at different ways of structuring straightforward jokes for delivery on stage and online. Using a mixture of set structures and free-form writing techniques, you will write your own material and share it with the rest of the group.

DAY TWO

You will learn how to keep an audience captivated through storytelling techniques, focusing on true stories and personal anecdotes. You will boost your gag rate and turn a funny incident into an extended routine.

DAY THREE

You will focus on character comedy and improvised comedy. Learn the art of performing in character, creating comedy personas that will have your audience in stithches. Develop the ability to venture off-script to react to everything from the latest news to moments that arise with audience members. This is a trait shared by all the best comedians, crucial to generate spontanous laughter.

DAY FOUR

You will look at varied comedy forms such as political material, comedy songs and "set pieces" that can make your performance memorable and enjoyable. You will also learn different performance techniques in preparation for your final showcase.

DAY FIVE

The final day of the Stand Up Comedy school is spent rehearsing and honing your sets ready for the evening showcase. You'll also learn how to get more gigs, and how to break into the comedy industry in conventional and unconventional ways.

Showcase Performance

The evening of the last day will see you and your fellow students perform your material in a central London venue. The showcase will be open to friends and family.

Showcase Performance

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Stand Up Comedy Summer School – 5 Days Venues


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Stand Up Comedy Summer School – 5 Days tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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