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FIND YOUR FUNNY Improv Comedy Crash Course

FIND YOUR FUNNY: Improv Comedy Crash Course

Sep 29, 2020 - Nov 10, 2020
FIND YOUR FUNNY: Improv Comedy Crash Course

Time Tue Sep 29 2020 at 07:00 pm to Tue Nov 10 2020 at 09:00 pm

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Contra Studios, 122 West 26th Street, New York, United States

USD 250

FIND YOUR FUNNY: Improv Comedy Crash Course | Event in New York | FIND YOUR FUNNY: Improv Comedy Crash Course
FIND YOUR FUNNY is a supportive, 6-week crash course on improv comedy and the fundamentals of acting, public speaking and stage presence.

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From stage presence and building your voice, to character-building and scene-painting, FIND YOUR FUNNY will turn novice improvisors into comfortable players in 6 short weeks. Prior stage experience aside, FIND YOUR FUNNY welcomes beginning and experienced performers interested in learning more about comedic performance and/or sharpening their public speaking, acting and stage presence.

Inspired by the world's leading schools of comedy, and infused with instructor Brittany Brave's own personal philsophies, FIND YOUR FUNNY is a supportive, flexible, all-in-one crash course for folks looking to step outside of their comfort zone and harness their voice. The class highlights the valuable connection between the principles of the stage and students' professional and interpersonal lives.

FIND YOUR FUNNY is a 6-week program that begins TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 from 7-9pm at Contra Studios (122 W 26th Street, 5th FL). Each week, class covers one level of core comedy curriculum. There is an extra jam session/rehearsal to compensate for missed classes and a graduation show at the end of the program so students can flaunt their newfound skills.



Week 1/Level 1: Introduction to Comedic Groupwork

Week 2/Level 2: Maximizing the Stage: Presence, Environment and Object Work

Week 3/Level 3: Fundamentals of Scenework and Story-Building

Week 4/Level 4: The Forms - Playing to a Patterns and Using Structure (Callbacks, Tags, Beats)

Week 5/Level 5: Monologues, Characters and Acting

Week 6/Level 6: Ensemble Development and Group Mind; Show Rehearsal

Class Dates are as follows:

TUESDAY, September 29

TUESDAY, October 6

TUESDAY, October 13

TUESDAY, October 20

TUESDAY, October 27

TUESDAY, November 3

SHOW DATE: November 10!

BONUS JAM SESSION/REHEARSAL: Based on class availabilities, before Nov 10

FAQ below, but please feel free to contact me with any questions! Registration closes EOD September 22, 2019.

Thanks so much,

Brittany Brave


IG: @brittanybrave, Twitter: @britbrave

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Brittany Brave is a NYC-based comedian, actress, writer and host with more than 15+ years of theatre and improv experience. Brave has been seen on Buzzfeed, The Wendy Williams Show, The Jerry O. Show, BalconyTV and more and has trained and performed at UCB, iO, The Second City, The PIT and Magnet Theatre. in 2017, she was named an Emerging Talent by TBS Network, and in 2019, she was chosen as a Best New Talent at the NY Comedy Festival.

Currently, she performs nightly in NYC and produces two monthly comedy shows: ROCK CANDY, a New York Times-featured stand-up showcase at Rockwood Music Hall, and IMPROVISED TAROT, an interactive improv show at Q.E.D. Astoria.

Brave is also the co-host of Violently Funny (@violentlyfunnypodcast), a comedic podcast about domestic violence and feminism, and the founder of Cat Call (@wearecatcall), a non-profit organization for women.

Follow Brittany on Instagram (@brittanybrave) and Twitter (@britbrave) and everywhere jokes are told in the U.S.

"Brittany’s class took the fear out of improv and put the fun back in! Brittany is extremely funny, supportive and knowledgeable about the best way to approach the scene and how to find your funny. I’ve had a bit of improv experience but this class really helped me hone my craft. I recommend this class for anyone either starting or someone looking to brush up!" -- Dorie Casper, NYC actress

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Tickets for FIND YOUR FUNNY: Improv Comedy Crash Course can be booked here.

Ticket Information Ticket Price
General Admission USD 275
General Admission | Round 2 USD 250
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Sep 29, 2020 - Nov 10, 2020
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Tue Sep 29 2020 at 07:00 pm to Tue Nov 10 2020 at 09:00 pm
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Contra Studios, 122 West 26th Street, New York, United States


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