Tuesday, May 21st 2019 at 7:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT

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Alchemical Studios 
104 West 14th St.
New York, NY 10011

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Laughing Buddha Comedy  

Hosting and Crowd Work (4 Week Workshop) Tuesdays, May 21st - June 11th, 7:00pm-10:00pm 


We've received countless requests over the years for an extended Hosting Workshop and we're ecstatic to finally offer it to you. Comics will practice crowd work with a simulated audience, write topical jokes, and develop material for every occasion from Birthdays to fundraisers as well as specific crowds, from Urban Rooms to religious audiences.The fourth week will culminate in a live comedy club show where each "host" takes the stage in front of a real audience. 

Week One: Hosting Overview

  • Learn the business side of Hosting
  • Professionlism
  • Practice crowd work with a simulated audience

Week Two: Writing for Occasions

  • Topical jokes
  • 5 joke exercise (when room is too hot, or Mic breaks) 
  • Various rooms (Urban, Jewish, Kids parties)

Week Three: Working in Material

  • When to do crowd work and work in material
  • Handling cold rooms
  • Writing for specific locales

Week Four: Live Show

Instructor: Kevin Dombrowski

Class Schedule: May 21st, 28th, June 4th, 7:00pm-10:00pm & Show: June 11th

Location: Alchemical Studios: 104 West 14th St. NYC 10011

Tuition: $225

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited class size there are No Refunds, Make Ups, Exchanges, or Cancellations. Please make sure you can attend the above dates.