Stand-up Comedy Course
Learn new comedic skills in this 10 week course
Please Note: Dependent on Government regulations on Covid-19 classes may take place on Zoom. We will update regularly here on GSA’s response to government Covid-19 restrictions.
In this course you will work with professional comedians to develop your own authentic and unique stand-up routine and channel your inner funny! Over this 10 week evening course, our comedy tutors will help you hone your own style and hilarious content with their constructive, honest feedback. The supportive class environment helps students build confidence while building material towards a short comedy set.
The course is best suited to those who have never performed stand-up comedy before or anyone who would like to build their confidence with public speaking or presentation skills.
Participants of Stand-Up Comedy can expect to learn:
- How to be comfortable on stage
- How to build audience rapport
- How to lead an audience
- How to relax your audience
- How to be likeable on stage
- How to develop material
- How to present yourself with effective movement
- How to deal with stage fright
- Storytelling skills
- Improvisation and on the spot thinking
- To be in control even when outside your comfort zone
Thursdays: January 14th – March 18th
10 Week Course (8-10pm)
In Term 1, we were delighted to have ‘top DJ’ Tom Dunne for Newstalk 106fm take part in the course and broadcast his experience weekly on his show. You can listen to Tom’s podcast’s here and see pictures of Tom and his classmate’s performances at the workman’s club here.