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    6 Week courses/Tasters/Comedy Cardio/Practice Lab/Comedy for Wellness

    COMEDY NOVICES COURSE

    NEXT Beginners level Comedy Novices Course starts Mon April 13th

    Classes are then the following 5 Mondays

    Showcase gig on Sun 24th May

    150 Normal fee

    Book here     https://www.comedynovices.com/product/april-2020-comedy-novices-lifechanger-early-bird-march-16th

    Pleae note class 1 and 4 are held on the evening of Bank Holidays.



     

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    UPCOMING FREE TASTERS 

    Mon 16th March

    Mon 23rd March

    Mon 30 March

    Mon 6th April

    7pm-8.30pm Bruce House Kemble St Covent Garden

    No booking necessary-just show up!

     

     



    COMEDY CARDIO

    6 Weeks starting Saturday 21st March

    Do exercises and techs not not covered in Comedy Novices or Practice Lab .No showcase gig just a great comedy writing gym to keep you creative and faster at thinking funny!

    -Practice loads of new writing techniques the pros use
    GET LIST 2 OF THE TECHNIQUES!
    Techniques include-
    VizPunch-
    ProvSubvert
    Occupation Incong-
    Time Frame Jokes-
    Transformations-
    Overstatements-
    Set Up Punch-
    Topical jokes-
    ‘But Enough..jokes
    Contradictory
    Parallelleing

    AND LOADS MORE!
    -Try them out
    -Use in your routines
    -Suitable for course and non course members
    -Catch up and get inspired by other comics
    -Very affordable cafe with good food

    Note This is a not a performance class ..it is comedy writing only.
    Flex your comedy muscles just like your muscles in your arms.
    Watch your comedy get better!
    Book here!

    12 noon til 1.30pm

    £99 BEFORE MARCH 7TH £120

    Only 10 places available!

    CHEZ NOUS CAFE

    157 HAVERSTOCK HILL,

    BELSIZE PARK

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    PRACTICE LAB

    Starts Mon 13th April

    8.30PM-9.45PM  9 PLACES AVAILABLE ONLY!

    OPEN TO ANYONE WHO HAS DONE THE BEGINNERS COMEDY NOVICES COURSE.

    Practice Lab -SPECIFICS
    6 weeks to take your comedy to a new level.Practice Lab has proved invaluable at giving students a chance to air thoughts verbally,try out material before going public AND learn new approaches for comedy.

    The secret of the course’s success is that there is no pressure to be funny…but purely discover material gauged on the class reaction whilst performing.I will demo the class task at the beginning of each class,then the students do their 5 min sets whilst i make notes.I then give the students feedback on their sets..and the class give feedback on each other.The class often continue the feedback in the pub or at a comedy club visit.
    6 weeks and 2 guaranteed gigs!
    10 people ONLY allowed on the course.

    Week 1- AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
    Students get 5 mins onstage to practice asking the audience questions and generating improvised material.Perfect preparation for gigs if you want to show you are a confident comedian.

    Week 2- IMPRO NIGHT
    Students are given topics randomley with no preparation and have 5 minutes to riff,improvise and generate material while perfoming.Rather like Set List the famous comedy show .See You Tube

    Week 3- ONE LINERS
    The homework set the week before is to write one line jokes and deliver them in 5 mins.Great discipline for writing.Editing,pruning and cutting out the fat will surprise you no end.

    Week 4-HECKLING NIGHT
    Very popular night as it boosts your confidence and pre empts situations which can arise at gigs.Students deliver their set whilst the class heckle in varying degrees of severity.Disturbances like dropped glasses,mobile phones etc will be included too

    Week 5-SHOWCASE PREP
    Students do their set in prep for the Showcase gig and Rox.Feedback given.Tweaks made

    Week 6-SHOWCASE PREP
    Students make final tweaks and polishing for the Showcase and Rox gigs.
    End of course celebration

    SHOWCASE AT THE WASHINGTON

    SUN MAY 24TH
    £150

    www.comedynovices.com/store

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     COMEDY FOR WELLNESS

    6 Week course-Every Thursday                                                                          

    Depressed? Feeling down? Fed Up? In need of a mental boost?

    Let fun comedy exercises lift your spirits,give you confidence and improve your mental well being.
    Do 6 weeks of mood enhancing techniques and hysterical uplifting exercises.Laughter really is the best medicine.
    Impro exercises and tried and tested comedy techniques to create laughter and impact on yourself and others.
    The group is a friendly nurturing collection of people who encourage each other in their journey to fulfillment.

    On the course you will….
    -bond with a great set of people
    -develop a healthy mindset to life
    -turn negative experiences to comedy gold
    -increase your personal confidence greatly
    -learn how to look at life lightly
    -become funnier and wittier
    -increase your attraction levels
    -do joke techniques,impro,story telling,song,poem,character creation,
    -roleplaying individual,pairwork and groupwork
    -become a better public speaker
    -AND HAVE A BRILLIANT LAUGH!

    Bentley is a life long self development and spiritual coach who is committed to a life of passion and achieving his dreams.He overcame depression,a lack of confidence and a public speaking fear with all the techniques used on the course
    There is no showcase gig on this course.

    Starts Thursday April 16th

    7pm-9pm

    £150.00

    PR Workshop for Comedians & Performers with Cindy Harvey.NOW BOOKING!

    CINDY PR 1 CINDY PR 2
    Bruce House Centre

    Kemble Street WC2B 4AW · London

    How to find us

    Bruce House Kemble Street Covent Garden

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    Details

    ”Cindy Harvey was the PR woman i went to a few years ago.After working with her for a few weeks i obtained a lot of tv work,presentations at events and comedy work.She really helped me take an external look at myself and prepare myself for professional media presentation.
    I thought it would be a great idea to let her share her skills with my Comedy Novice students”
    Bentley Browning
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    PR SECRETS TO LAUNCH YOUR CELEBRITY BRAND

    Meet Cindy Harvey, Founder of Famous Branding® and learn her crucial tips to success & fame in the entertainment business:

    · Create Your Celebrity Brand Image

    · Attract Savvy Press & PR

    · Build a Powerful Media Profile

    · Learn Cutting-Edge Confidence Techniques

    · Perfect Your Media Skills

    Discover How to Launch Your Celebrity Brand Now and Get Noticed by All The Right People!!

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    Have you ever wondered why some artistes achieve major success and fame but some don’t, even though they possess the same amount of talent?

    Cindy Harvey has had over 20 years experience in the entertainment business and is known for creating a dynamic brand to open the door to endless opportunities in the exciting world of media. She has the secret formula where you’ll discover just how easy it can be to become a No.1 celebrity figure. This is your opportunity to learn dynamic PR Strategies from the UK’s No.1 Celebrity Branding Expert.

    Join us on our forthcoming workshop and you’ll find how Cindy is able to quickly adapt and relate to each artiste’s individual needs, thereby giving them the tools to quickly propel themselves into the media spotlight.

    Be confident that you’ll learn lots at the same time as having interactive fun…. and be prepared for the experience of a lifetime!!!
    25 pounds advance
    35 pounds on door
    BOOK HERE
    https://www.comedynovices.com/product/cindy-harvey-pr-course

    CINDY HARVEY’S BIO

    * Award-Winning Founder of Famous Branding®

    * Celebrity PR & Branding Expert

    * TV Presenter | Actress | Compere

    * International Women of Power Speaker of the Year 2015

    * Guest Expert @ The House of Lords

    * Institute of Leadership & Management Award

    * Licensed Master Practitioner of NLP | Member of the Society of NLP

    Cindy Harvey has worked extensively in the entertainment business for over 20 years and travelled the globe working with some of the world’s celebrity elite. She has worked primarily as a comedy actress alongside numerous celebrities such as Barbara Windsor, Hale & Pace and Mr. Bean.

    She has worked on BBC1, LWT and Channel 4 and even worked as a double for Briget Fonda on the big screen!

    More recently, she has worked as a Red Carpet Presenter for celebrity events affiliated with Cancer Research, The Prince’s Trust and The British Herald in which she interviewed a host of Celebrities, Politicians and Influential Business Leaders including Peter Andre, Sajad Haider Karim MEP and Megaman from So Solid Crew.

    She is now helping Comedians and Performers to create a Celebrity Brand Identity to launch into the media and propel them to the next level in their career.

    Cindy has numerous high profile contacts and many of her clients have found themselves catapulted into the spotlight featuring in such media as the BBC & Sky News, The Big Breakfast, MTV, Live TV, Sunday Times and The Guardian together with many prominent magazines.

    Her innovative media campaigns have ultimately led to her winning multiple industry awards which have been presented by prominent organisations in London’s West End.

    She is gifted with a sharp creative eye and knows precisely what works and what doesn’t in transforming individuals from invisible to household name. She also takes great pride in the fact that scores of clients have given her flying testimonials defining her as the ‘Go-To Person’ for powerful branding that really works

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    lifechanger  

    Anyone can be funny.Including YOU.

    Bentley’s course will take you from a total beginner to making a room full of people laugh.Through a series of fun gentle exercises the course will draw out the comedy persona within you.You will learn a host of comedy techniques which the pros use.You can use this techniques to entertain,get a message across and be remembered in any situation.
    A lot of comedy teachers intimidate and can be too harsh in their style.Bentley has a reputation for being very encouraging,putting people at ease and helping make people laugh.
    Having once suffered from a fear of public speaking Bentley will coach you in methods which kill public speaking nerves,enabling you to be free to reveal your true self.
    Bentley is a professional comedian who has performed and written several Edinburgh Fringe shows including Tinder Rehab which sold out regularly.He runs various comedy nights in Central London including Rox and Rox Central.
    If you want  a career or just want a massive confidence boost Bentley will make it happen.
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    lifechanger 

    The new Comedy Novices Course….includes 2 gigs!

    Let me transform your life on THE LIFECHANGER!

    I have run my comedy classes for 7 years now and seen massive changes in peoples confidence,charisma,energy and achievements.Nothing seems to boost your confidence like performing 5 mins of comedy in front of an audience.People go through so many personal breakthroughs-its amazing

    My classes have featured on BBC Breakfast,The One Show and Russell Howards Good News amongst others.I am also a comic on the pro circuit having done 4 shows at Edinburgh 2015,2016,2017 and 2018.

    On this course you will..
    -Learn how to deliver a funny routine which will blow people away
    -Increase your personal confidence by 200 per cent
    -Learn pro joke techniques
    -Build your comedy muscles with impro exercises
    -Do the famous Comedy Novices Showcase
    -Get a second gig at my comedy night Rox or Rox Central
    -Do a 1 to 1 class which is invaluable at preparing your routine.
    -Learn techniques to smash fear of public speaking
    -Have an unforgettable experience and make a load of new friends!

    (Please note -the gigs are not compulsory.Some people do the course and don’t really want a career in comedy-which is fine.
    Also people who do this course are generally NOT actors or people with performance backgrounds)

    www.comedynovices.com



     

     

    PRACTICE LAB COURSE

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    STARTS ON MONDAY 13TH APRIL

    8.30PM-9.45PM  9 PLACES AVAILABLE ONLY!

    OPEN TO ANYONE WHO HAS DONE THE BEGINNERS COMEDY NOVICES COURSE.

    Practice Lab -SPECIFICS
    6 weeks to take your comedy to a new level.Practice Lab has proved invaluable at giving students a chance to air thoughts verbally,try out material before going public AND learn new approaches for comedy.

    The secret of the course’s success is that there is no pressure to be funny…but purely discover material gauged on the class reaction whilst performing.I will demo the class task at the beginning of each class,then the students do their 5 min sets whilst i make notes.I then give the students feedback on their sets..and the class give feedback on each other.The class often continue the feedback in the pub or at a comedy club visit.
    6 weeks and 2 guaranteed gigs!
    10 people ONLY allowed on the course.

    Week 1- AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
    Students get 5 mins onstage to practice asking the audience questions and generating improvised material.Perfect preparation for gigs if you want to show you are a confident comedian.

    Week 2- IMPRO NIGHT
    Students are given topics randomley with no preparation and have 5 minutes to riff,improvise and generate material while perfoming.Rather like Set List the famous comedy show .See You Tube

    Week 3- ONE LINERS
    The homework set the week before is to write one line jokes and deliver them in 5 mins.Great discipline for writing.Editing,pruning and cutting out the fat will surprise you no end.

    Week 4-HECKLING NIGHT
    Very popular night as it boosts your confidence and pre empts situations which can arise at gigs.Students deliver their set whilst the class heckle in varying degrees of severity.Disturbances like dropped glasses,mobile phones etc will be included too

    Week 5-SHOWCASE PREP
    Students do their set in prep for the Showcase gig and Rox.Feedback given.Tweaks made

    Week 6-SHOWCASE PREP
    Students make final tweaks and polishing for the Showcase and Rox gigs.
    End of course celebration

    SHOWCASE AT THE WASHINGTON

    SUN MAY 24TH
    £150

     

    www.comedynovices.com/store

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  • Brilliant course! Thank you so much Bentley & the rest of the Wednesday team for a brilliant 7 weeks

    Ben Galpin
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