Intro to Stand-Up Comedy (SOLD OUT)

Schedule

Sat Jan 15 2022 at 11:30 am to 04:30 pm

Location

Creative Veins Performing Arts | Jacksonville, FL

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Creative Veins is excited to announce the return of their Intro to Stand-Up Comedy workshop! Fun, Informative, AND no experience necessary !
About this Event

Voted # 1 in NE Florida for Acting, Improv, Stand-Up, and Screenwriting Classes!

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A fun , thorough, & informative introduction to stand-up with no prior experience needed!

Meets: Saturday, 1/15/2022, 11:30AM - 4:00PM (small, in-person workshop)

Cost: 99.00 (includes: Class + Graduation Certificate)

Suitable for: Adults & Mature Teens

About Us + More Workshop Info:

WHO WE ARE:

Creative Veins is an award-winning, A+ rated performing arts studio that trains students of all ages and experience levels in acting, improv, stand-up, and screenwriting. All our classes are taught by professional, agency-represented performing artists who live in Jacksonville and work regionally (Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Nashville, and Knoxville) on paid bookings in film, theater, commercials, television, and live show productions. Additionally, many of our instructors are multi-disciplined, meaning that besides being highly trained and skilled in their craft, they have also trained in improv, music, singing, dance, stand-up, and more!

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Registered by start date
  • Access to Internet + Email
  • Laptop, Tablet, or Notebook w/ Pen

WHAT WE'LL COVER:

Our 1-Day Stand-Up Workshop is a condensed version of our 4-week session where we'll cover everything from the biology of laughter, joke structure, how to write, edit, refine and craft our own original material, create a set list, perform for an audience, stage mechanics, and how to hold and capture attention! Our stand-up comedy workshop is intended for students who want to learn the foundational skills necessary to be a bookable, and exceptional comedian capable of writing and performing jokes that get a minimum of 1/LPM.

A FEW OF THE THINGS YOU'LL LEARN:

  1. how to mine through all of your ideas for joke topics (premises)
  2. how to take your premises and structure them into jokes
  3. how to edit, refine, & punch up jokes so they're hard-hitting
  4. how to order those jokes into a setlist for the stage
  5. how to capture, keep, and command the room's attention

HOW WE'RE DIFFERENT:

If you want to be a great comedian, you must first have great material. That means you must learn how to write before you ever jump on a stage. In case you were wondering, we're not like that other "comedy school" in town that doesn't teach this crucial skill and, instead, throws you on stage to be critiqued by people who have never done the job of a comic. That is the epitome of wasteful and probably not how you want to spend your time. We do not believe in wasting time; yours OR ours. That kind of "trial and error" process taught is lengthy and costly. Instead, we're focused on showing you how to do the job skillfully before you ever take the stage. We believe in teaching essential skills like writing, performing, and stage mechanics first. Hence, you have something valuable to offer an audience. "Value for value" is our motto, and we are passionate about teaching students how to do the actual job of a skilled stand-up comedian.

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♦ those ready to learn how to create, write, edit, and refine their original material with the help of our comedy instructors

♦ adults & mature teens with no formal experience who are genuinely interested in learning the foundation for great stand-up comedy

♦ those who love comedy that want to build confidence, strengthen public speaking skills, explore a passion, and be challenged

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Our stand-up comedy classes are taught by professional, working comedians with over 20+ years of combined experience. Our philosophy is that the best person to teach you how to do the job you want is by someone who already has that job!

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In the past 3 years, our comedy graduates have:

  • performed successfully for live audiences immediately upon graduating
  • won comedy contests in Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Daytona, Orlando, & West Palm
  • featured and headlined locally, regionally, and nationally
  • competed in comedy festivals up and down the east coast
  • won comedian of the year awards for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021from Folio, Void, and Jacksonville Magazine
  • won best comedy roast awards at the Portland Comedy Festival
  • featured for comedians such as Liz Winstead (Creator of The Daily Show), Eddie Brill (warm-up comic for The David Letterman Show for 17 years), Joyelle Johnson (The Tonight Show, Late Night with Seth Myers, HBO's Crashing), Steven Lolli (Writer for Katt Williams, Writer for Eddie Pepitone, co-host of the popular podcast PepTalks), and John Poveromo (HBO, Fox, VH1)
  • performed at award-winning comedy club Laugh Lounge

?lass Size + C????-?? ????: Please note, our in-person studio classes are always kept smaller in size to provide a more personalized curriculum to ensure each student’s success in the program! Once a class is full it is marked as SOLD OUT and we cannot add any additional students to it. Additionally, and most importantly, the health and well-being of our students and faculty is vital to us. All students and faculty are required to wear masks as they enter the building. We're social distancing of at least 6 feet, requiring handwashing/sanitizing, and have a no-touch policy in place. All classrooms and common areas are sanitized prior to and immediately following all classes. For more info, please email us at the email address below for a comprehensive covid-19 policy our studio has in place.

????????/???????: We’re conveniently located in the heart of downtown Jacksonville just 2 blocks up from The Florida Theater! Our studio is 4,000 square feet with a lobby + café/movie room for your ride or guests to hang out during class! We offer plenty of free parking right in front in our private lots. There’s also free parking at the street meters on weekends.

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Creative Veins Performing Arts, 337 East Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, United States

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