This course is for those who have completed Stand Up Comedy – Beginners with Showcase, or have a few gigs under their belt and are ready to take their work to the next level.
Gain further skills, developing clever and interesting material, confident skilful performance and using on-stage improvisation to add an exciting edge to your work.
In consolidating your current stand up skills, this course is designed to enable you to focus on the aspects needed to develop your act.
Skills worked on will include generating topical and improvised comedy, MCing, and building longer sets. Students will be taught how to get more out of existing material by improving the joke rate and adding physical and performance elements. The course is flexible to allow participants to highlight areas they would like to develop, including musical, character comedy and advice on the realities of the industry.
Exact course content may differ according to the course length and class size, but topics covered generally include:
Expect to take a few risks and take a few plunges!
|5 May - 9 Jun||Wed||19:00-21:00||6 weeks||Kate Smurthwaite||Umbrella Rooms||£229.00||Book Now||
You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.
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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.
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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.
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.