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The Comedy Intensive with Steve Kaplan

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town

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Old Town, North Side
230 W North Ave 4th Fl
N Wells St
Chicago, Illinois 60610
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Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 19 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this comedy class:

Steve Kaplan?s comedy courses have been has been attended by top writers, performers, directors and executives from such companies as DreamWorks, Disney, Aardman Animation and others. The Comedy Intensive workshop will help you understand comedy from the inside out: what it is, how it works, why it works, what's happening when it's not working and what you can do to fix it. We?ll explore the Hidden Tools--useable, practical tools like Non-Hero, Metaphorical Relationships and Straight Line/Wavy Line?principles and techniques that you can apply immediately to your work. The workshop includes exercises and writing activities, as well as a liberal use of clips from current and classic comedies to illustrate our points and principles. It's a very interactive experience, and we tend to laugh. A lot!

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School: The Second City Training Center

 

The Second City opened its doors on a snowy Chicago night in December of 1959, and has since grown to become the world’s premier comedy club, theatre and school of improvisation—with live shows every night in Chicago, Toronto and Hollywood. Bernard Sahlins, Howard Alk and Paul Sills, son of teacher...

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