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Stand-Up Comedy Workshop With Garu (Week Three): Performing.
WEEK THREE: PERFORMING
Date: 16 March 2018
Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm
Non-Member Fee (per session): RM 20
Scoopie Member Fee (per session): RM 15 (with special code)
This workshop is the THIRD in a series of FOUR, Stand-Up Comedy Workshop with Garu.
Please be assured that notes will be given to attendees if they have missed the last session.
Week One (02/03/2018): Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy
Week Two (10/03/2018): Writing Comedy
Week Three (16/03/2018): Performing
Week Four (23/03/2018): On The Stage
This class would discuss the preparations needed before performing.
The students should get an idea of what it will be like to perform for a live audience for the first time.
Topics will include:
- First Time Onstage
- Reading the Audience
- Use the Situation
- Getting Away with Saying Anything
- Improvisation: Working with the Audience and Thinking on Your Feet
- Persona: What is the Audience Seeing?
- Physical Comedy and Expression
- Bombing: Preparing for Failure
About the Curator:
Garu is one of the few stand-up comedians based in Penang. He started performing in May 2016 with Say It Like You Mean It, a local mentorship program and since then Garu has been performing all around George Town including at the George Town Festival, the Butterworth Fringe Festival and was the only comedian to perform at the George Town Literary Festival 2016.
He hopes to build the comedy scene in Penang and take it to much greater heights.
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