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Intro to Stand-Up Performance (CMD101 (UG17))

Term: Fall 2017 (UNDG)


John R. Pate
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Tue-Thu, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (9/5/2017 - 12/14/2017) Location: MAIN (BLDG 36A1 - Classroom Lecture)


Students will get an introductory overview of how to construct a performance from beginning to end. They will gain an understanding of concept/idea development, learn about writing jokes, sketches, complete routines, audience analysis, getting material, creating your own style, utilizing your talents and various tried-and-true comedy formulas. They will also learn how to develop an audition set, interview, book a show, get an audition, and deal with difficult performance situations. (3 units; Fall)