Stand Up Comedy Writing and Performance

Have you ever thought about trying stand-up comedy? Or do you want to take your stand-up and comedy writing to the next level? This workshop will help you find your inner comedic voice, whittle down to find the funny, or punch-up what already is. Students will also be given several opportunities outside of class to perform. Instructor: Josh Filipowski

Sections

IMPR-WI20.01

Start Date

January 16, 2020

Time

7:45pm

Location

CCAE

Cost

$160.00

Availability

8

6 Thursdays, 7:45-9:45pm Begins Jan 16

Instructors: Joshua Filipowski

Instructor

Joshua Filipowski

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certified teacher and comedian Josh Filipowski will have you laughing and learning.

Filipowski has produced and performed in countless comedy shows nationally and internationally, produced projects for NBC, and contributed to The Howard Stern Show (SiriusXM) & The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jokes (Alpha/Penguin). He founded Like 2 Laugh Productions in New York in 2003 and has helped comedians develop in New York, Los Angeles, Lexington, Costa Rica, Italy and beyond. Besides the stage, he has hosted radio and live-stream programs as well as appeared on ABC's Noon Show, NBC's Today in LA, and NBC's Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

In addition to performance and production, Josh has a BS in Life Sciences Communication from the University of Wisconsin, a TESOL certificate from Global TESOL College, a Competent Toastmaster Award from Toastmasters International, and 10+ years of teaching experience. He has taught for American Language Communication Center - New York, NY; Idioma Internacional - San Jose, Costa Rica; ELS Language Centers - Santa Monica, CA, Richmond, KY, and Boston, MA. Students always have fun in Mr. Josh's classes.