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Stand Up 1 - Jamie Campbell

CSz Theatre Chicago - The Athenaeum Theatre

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Athenaeum Theatre 2936 N. Southport Avenue ChicagoIL  60657
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Athenaeum Theatre 2936 N. Southport Avenue ChicagoIL  60657

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What's Included

Prerequisites: NONE Recommended for: Those without any experience doing stand-up comedy and newer performers who have been doing stand-up for less than 2 years. This course will serve as an introduction to the world of stand-up comedy. You don’t have to decide to pursue comedy as a career before taking this course. You just have to decide that you’d like to give it a try! For some of you, this will be an exercise in facing your fears. For some of you, this might be the spark that lights a fire that continues for the rest of your life! We’ll give you writing exercises that will challenge you. You’ll use your own life experiences to come up with material. We’ll teach you standard joke structures, open mic and showcase etiquette, and how to find places to watch and perform in Chicago. You’ll be challenged to try different comedy styles with weekly writing and performing exercises. You’ll receive individual feedback and will be required to complete outside assignments, including watching a live stand-up performance, and performing at an open mic. We’ll show you where to find information about the comedy scene in Chicago, and give you the information you need to move forward if you decide to pursue stand-up comedy further. All Students who complete this course will write 5 minutes of original material that will be performed at the end of the class term in their Student Showcase at The ComedySportz Theatre – home of 100 Proof Comedy.

About This Organizer

A hilarious 90-minute improv comedy match in which two teams create comedy scenes, songs, and games right on the spot based on your suggestions. You choose the winner so the matches are never the same twice! It’s clean, smart comedy for families and all ages! There are over 100+ games in the ComedySportz book - and nobody knows what will be played next!

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  • CSz Theatre Chicago

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The Athenaeum Theatre 2936 N. Southport Avenue ChicagoIL  60657
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