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Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy in Boca Raton

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Flamingo House - Studio 22

4160 NW 1st Ave #22

Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Registration Required. No drop-ins. Limited Seating.

Class: Intro to Stand-Up Comedy

Location: Class will take place in Studio 22 located behind Prosperity Brewers in Boca Raton. The address is 4160 NW 1st Ave #22, Boca Raton, FL 33431. Parking is located nextdoor at Flamingo House and on the grass berm in front. You will park and walk around to the back.

Class Dates: (Classes are subject to change and cancellation.)
Wednesday, July 31 (First class free - register here)
Wednesday, August 7
Wednesday, August 14
Wednesday, August 21
Wednesday, August 28
Saturday, August 31 - Graduation Show

Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Cost: $400 Cash/Check or $425.98 Credit Card (No Refunds. No walk-ups.)

Description: This is your introduction to stand up comedy! In this workshop students of all experience levels will learn stand up comedy writing including joke structure and performance techniques with the goal of becoming confident and comfortable on stage. This class is specially tailored towards both beginning comics who want to learn where to begin and professionals who want to brush up on the basic fundamentals of stand-up comedy in a fun, safe environment! By the end of this class you’ll have a 3-minute comedy set and a foundation from which to build. In this class you’ll learn the following:
– Basic Joke Structure
– Joke Writing Techniques
– Stage Presence
– Basic Performance Techniques
– Do’s and Don’ts

Homework: Please reply with your answers to the following and we will show you how to write jokes from that.

1. Who you are
2. Where you're from
3. Something about your family or relationship dynamic
4. Something about your job
5. Anything else you want to mention that is on your mind

Please bring a notepad and writing instrument. Any food or beverage you'd like to bring as well. We will also teach you how to take your funny ideas and turn them into jokes fit for the stage.

Instructors:


Richy Leis Comedy Comedian Black and White Portrait

Richy Leis has been producing and performing in comedy shows for 18 years. Richy is the Creative Director for Comic Cure producing shows in the Los Angeles area with some of the best names in comedy such as Dana Carvey (SNL), Craig Robinson (The Office), Whitney Cummings (Chelsea Lately), David Koechner (Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy) and many more. His résumé includes booking 50 comedy shows per week with 12,000 talent spots per year for one of the biggest comedy clubs in the Los Angeles area. His notable work is starting the Burbank Comedy Festival (www.burbankcomedyfestival.com) in Burbank, CA. Now in its 5th year, the Burbank Comedy Festival spans an entire week featuring celebrity comedy shows, podcasts, classes, workshops, after parties, and industry panels, networking comedians of all levels directly with the top agents, reps, managers and club, college and TV bookers, showcasing more than 300 comedians.

Richy hosted the pilot taping of Dana Carvey’s First Impressions TV show on the USA Network. Richy has appeared on Lifetime’s Little Women:LA, Regular Skype caller on TMZ Live, Jamie Kaler Power Hour-Blue Collar Channel on Sirius/Xm, MTV’s Is She Really Going Out With Him, VH1’s Basketball Wives.


Benjamin Leis Comic Cure

Benjamin Leis, is the co-founder and managing director of Comic Cure. Since September 2015, Comic Cure has booked and produced more than 200 events with more than 2,000 comedians (including breaking the Guinness Book of Records’ record for most comedians on a single show). Comic Cure clients include Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade College, University of Miami, Red Bull, Mizner Park Cultural Center, WeWork, Hyatt Place, Gilda’s Club South Florida, Firefighter Cancer Support Network, and many more. Benjamin teaches the business side of comedy, providing an in-depth knowledge of how to become a professional comedian.

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