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25 Star Starred
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
600 I Street NW Washington, DC 20001
202-408-3100
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36 events
34 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 23 2011

I felt it was definitely worth my while and the price paid. Exactly what I was looking for. The only downside was attendees who attempted to hijack the class but the instructor did a great job of keeping that to a minimum. Well done.

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24 events
8 reviews
7 stars
attended Mar 23 2011

Great. Almost a good public speaking class, combined with a documentary on the insight into comedic writing. The fellow attendees were a little difficult to attend with, but the speaker did a great job answering everyone's questions and keeping...continued

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http://www.prosinthecity.com/dc35plusevents.php?pageId=5

Description

Want to add humor to your public speaking, or just interested in gaining more insight into the art of standup? Have you ever wondered what’s really funny and what’s crossing the line? Want to laugh and learn at the same time? 

Join Professionals in the City for a class that will give you all the tools to get onstage at your first open mic, along with a road map for taking the next steps in the comedy business. 

The seminar leader is a professional voice-over narrator and published nonfiction humor writer. Although based in D.C., he has delighted audiences in the DMV, North Carolina and Hawaii. 

Equal time will be split between discussing: 

  • Writing and Joke Structure - Concepts of Likeability, Tension and Surprise; Common Terms and Breakdown of Three Joke Types 
  • Performance Techniques — Taking Stage, Stage Presence, Likeability 
  • The Business Side of Comedy — Videos, Demos, Festivals, Contests 
  • The Etiquette of Stand-Up — Getting on Stage 

If you’re a funny person looking to get into standup comedy or spice up your business presentations, this class is for you. You’ll learn new skills and have a great time in the process.

About the Ticket Supplier: Professionals in the City

Professionals in the City is a socializing and networking organization that offers professionals in major cities an opportunity to unwind, have fun, and meet people who share their interests outside of the workplace.