Option 4 - Team Building Weekend
Arrive and getting to know each other session with informal games and activities for improvisation and confidence
Sessions covering the essentials in preparing for, writing and performing stand-up comedy - in small groups with tutors creating 2-3 minutes of comedy material, with practice sessions and feedback from tutors and fellow students.
Improvisation games, Drama games, Acting from a script, writing comedy songs, learn to juggle
Work on a stand-up routine.
Evening Comedy Show and Quiz.
Deconstructing spoken and written comedy - what makes a good comedian, how are jokes written, writing rules, writing games.
The History of comedy - what is the roots of stand-up comedy, comedy videos, where do comedians fit into things in the world today.
Revisiting the 2 minute sets, how can these be changed and improved?
The final show - the students perform their sets, alongside professional comedians - prizes for the best.
We can also arrange a comedy night out, your own private comedy
show or a cameraman to produce a souvenir recording of the day or weekend.