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Comedy Crash Course

November 1 @ 12:00 pm November 5 @ 2:00 pm GMT


With the 2021 Funny Women Awards season out of the way and the renewed commitment to help build the next generation of comedic talent, we are jumping head first into our next Comedy Crash Course. Featuring an hour a day of expert coaching and guidance from brilliant industry experts and a showcase on Friday.

This course provides tailored tips and advice to help you write, perform and share your comedy.

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.

Sikisa has become one of the most exciting acts in the UK, having delighted crowds with her fearless and vivacious personality and immediate warmth and likability. Her latest show has been nominated for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival 2021. She’ll guide you through writing exercises to punch up your comedy sets.

Anna Morris is an award-winning character comedian, writer and actress, who’s written five one-woman character comedy shows which have received critical acclaim, will lead you through exercises to help you find comical characters, and shape them into monologues and sketches.

Monica Gaga is a British-born black African queer improviser, facilitator, host, performer and producer. She trained in Community Theatre at East 15 Acting School, and her boundless love for improv stems from time spent at Second City in Chicago. She’ll lead you through improv exercises aimed at making you relax into your performance.

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 present your pitch and receive invaluable feedback from facilitators and peers. This is split into two parts with an hour interval on Friday 5th November 11.00am to 12.00pm & 1.00pm to 2.00pm.

Full price £75 (+ VAT) plus booking fee, Patreon rate £50 (+VAT) plus booking fee. To find out how to join Patreon all the details are here.