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Intro to Stand-Up Comedy

at Bad Theater Fest / Bad Film Fest - Midtown

Course Details
$199 $159.20 11 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Nov 06, 7:00pm - Dec 11, 9:00pm (5 sessions)

Midtown, Manhattan
257 W 39th St 14 Floor
New York, New York 10018
4 classes, 1 show. Class will be on break for Thanksgiving week
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15
Teacher: Shawn Wickens

What you'll learn in this stand up comedy class:

4-Week Class 
Class Show on the 5th Week

Using introductory principles and exercises, participants will learn and practice some basic stand-up / joke writing / storytelling techniques.  Students can expect to walk away from this class with a better understanding of "what's funny" and also receiving some "stage time". 

Instructor is experienced in creating a safe environment in which all may thrive. 

All Experience Levels Welcome.

What you'll cover in the free info session:

Sessions will include exercises, instruction and practice culminating in an Exhibition Show for invited guests. 

Stand-up is a supportive endeavor. We can work around any stage fright or performance anxiety you may have.  

Photo and video are prohibited, per instructor's discretion. 


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Refund Policy
No refunds. Class credit only.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:00pm - 9:00pm Shawn Wickens 5 $159.20
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Nov 13 7:00pm - 9:00pm Shawn Wickens
Wed, Nov 20 7:00pm - 9:00pm Shawn Wickens
Wed, Dec 04 7:00pm - 9:00pm Shawn Wickens
Wed, Dec 11 7:00pm - 9:00pm Shawn Wickens

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