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Alex Schmidt, Head of Podcasting at Cracked.com, will be teaching How To Build A Better Podcast on January 6th from 10am-1pm
“BEST IMPROV CLASSES” – NEW YORK MAGAZINE
The PIT Comedy School is dedicated to fostering the art of comedic theater through coursework in Performance, Professional Writing & Production. In our program, students find and hone their own unique comedic voice, act like themselves, learn how to work collaboratively both onstage and off, and create career opportunities within a supportive artistic community.
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During the workshop there will be an the opportunity write and perform original comedic material.
Everyone wants to get laughs on stage. But being needy for laughs turns an audience off. Audiences want to sit back, relax and be taken care of by strong, confident performers. In this workshop Anoo Tree Brod will teach the art of complete confidence on stage and full commitment to each action and choice so that you can make your audience relaxed and ready to laugh.
This workshop will focus on the fundamentals of improv and will help you shine on stage and throughout your life.
Whether your focus is on writing, character work, topical jokes, or just figuring this whole Internet thing out, you’ll walk away with a better sense of how your humor can reach the world.
Learn how to say “Yes, And…!” not only when you are performing but also when you are just being yourself.
Learn how to improve communication, how to truly listen and react without interrupting or making assumptions about what someone is going to say next.
A mix of scene work and individual character exercises will leave you with the tools to create memorable and unique characters with distinct perspectives.
Learn how to focus and streamline your writing and editing by finding what’s funny and making it shine. This six-week workshop will explore the basics of clear writing using written comedy of different kinds, such as standup, sketch, satirical essay, and personal essay.
No pressure Improv. Dip your toe into the joyous pool of improv. Level 0 means 0% fear, 100% fun. This is the perfect place for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of longform improvisation. Every week you will play in a safe and positive class environment with group exercises and scenework. It's the perfect spoonful of improv, come have a taste!
This class incorporates scenework, movement-based and group exercises to explore the primary fundamentals of improvisation, making you more confident, trusting and graceful on stage. Learn how to say "yes, and…," make positive choices, initiate and commit to scenes, heighten, use tag-outs and walk-ons, and deliver real-life monologues.
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