Sketch Comedy in the Ham
Teaching Artist David Perry
Ever wanted to be in a sketch comedy show like SNL, Portlandia, or Key and Peele? Students will write and star in a one-hour sketch comedy show presented at the end of the session. Students will learn basic improvisation, acting, and writing techniques, and will study the works of previous sketch comedy groups. Students will have writing assignments to aid in developing an individual style as a sketch comedy writer. This course will teach the skills needed to write and perform funny and original material on stage, and students will leave the class with a writing portfolio and a strong understanding of sketch and production.
Ages 19+ | Wednesday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Class // Zoom (Free to download) This class is an intro to writing and performing stand-up comedy with a focus on finding the funny in everyday life...
Ages 13 - 18 | Saturday | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Class // Zoom (Free to download) In this class, students will focus on dance techniques used in musical theater auditions and productions. Students will learn what directors...
Ages 7 - 12 | Saturday | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Actor and educator, Jennifer Salvant, will guide participants through the basics of theatre. Students will learn theatre games, improvisation, monologues, scene work and voice and diction.
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