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Comedy Crash Course
18/01/2021 @ 12:00 pm – 22/01/2021 @ 2:00 pm GMT
New Year New Life!
Will it all change in 2021? We can’t predict the future, but YOU can choose to do something new! We’re starting the year by running our one-week fast-track Comedy Crash Courses featuring an hour of expert coaching and guidance a day and a showcase with feedback on Friday.
Facilitated by four industry experts, this course provides tailored tips and advice to help you refine your performance style mentally and physically, develop and construct material and refine your comedic skills for the new world order online.
Lynne Parker is the award-winning producer who created Funny Women In 2002. Lynne will begin the week with a workshop that connects you, builds your confidence and kick starts your creative brain into action.
Sally Holloway is the author of The Serious Guide to Joke Writing and in the eleven years she was on the comedy circuit, Sally was one of Britain’s top female comics. Sally will be using these skills to teach you how to write innovative jokes.
Sophie McCartney the a comedimum (@tiredandtested) with over 750k followers and winner of Funny Women Awards Best Comedy Web Series 2020. She’ll be teaching you about creating funny content online and how she has made a career out of it.
Lucy Ryan is best know as Ivy Paige, the international showgirl, cabaret star and comedian who seduced the nation on ITV’s The Voice. Lucy will be channelling her art of burlesque, showing you how to incorporate this into your own comedy performance and create your own material.
Daily workshops are held on Zoom, from 12.00pm to 1.00pm Monday to Thursday and recorded should you miss a day.
The week culminates with a live online showcase where you’ll receive invaluable feedback from the facilitators and your peers. This is split into two parts with an hour interval on Friday 22nd January 11.00am to 12.00pm & 1.00pm to 2.00pm.