Dreaming up your own Netflix special? Drawn to joining the cast of Saturday Night Live? Or maybe you just want to bring more collaboration, connection, and joy to your life. Start or continue your comedy journey this summer in the dynamic and lively Comedy Performance conservatory.
You will work with the School of Dramatic Arts’s world-class comedy faculty, all experienced professional comedians and comedy actor-writers, in the foundations of improv, stand-up, sketch, sitcom, and physical comedy, creating and expanding your comedic repertoire. You will collaborate with your fellow comedians to create a workshop performance for family and friends. Ultimately you will push the boundaries of your creativity and your comedic voice, an invaluable skill for your future self to have.
June 16 – July 13, 2024
DAILY SCHEDULE & ACTIVITIES
MONDAY – FRIDAY
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Classes in session
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Classes in session
Evening rehearsals may be scheduled, as necessary
- Learn from comedy professionals in a collaborative and interactive, conservatory-style environment
- Participate in off-campus field trips to see professional comedy shows in Los Angeles
- Culminate your summer experience with a workshop performance
Topic of Study
- Scripted comedy
- Physical comedy