Levity Comedy Club's Standup Comedy Workshops
"Bob Kerr is a comedy expert and brings intelligence and compassion to everything he does. In addition, we have eaten together at several of the Keg restaurants many locations." - Paul F. Tompkins
Have you ever wanted to write for shows like Conan or Saturday Night Live? In this 8-week course, veteran comedy writer Bob Kerr will teach you how to:
Write effective monologue jokes
Write topical sketches
and develop a strong submission package
The 9th week of the series is a graduation show: a live late night comedy show at Levity Comedy Club with material written and performed by the class. This workshop is for everyone, whether you are new to comedy or are an experienced comedian looking to sharpen your skills.
About your instructor, Bob Kerr: Bob has over 15 years experience as a comedy writer. His work has been featured on This Hour has 22 Minutes, Just For Laughs, Comedy Inc, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Nikki Payne's Fun Time Show, Hotbox, But I'm Chris Jericho and more.
Classes will be on Tuesdays from 6-8PM.
FIRST CLASS: Tuesday October 22nd, 2019 6-8 PM
SECOND CLASS: Tuesday October 29st, 2019 6-8 PM
THIRD CLASS: Tuesday November 5th, 2019 6-8 PM
FOURTH CLASS: Tuesday November 12th, 2019 6-8 PM
FIFTH CLASS: Tuesday November 19th, 2019 6-8 PM
SIXTH CLASS: Tuesday November 26th, 2019 6-8 PM
SEVENTH CLASS: Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 6-8 PM
EIGHTH CLASS: Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 6-8 PM
GRADUATION SHOW: Tuesday, December 17th 9 PM
Testimonials from previous students:
"This course was very valuable as it forced me to set aside some time each week to devote to learning the craft of joke writing. With his years of industry experience, Bob created a relaxed and supportive atmosphere where I felt safe pitching ideas to him and the other students."
"His class was invaluable to me personally and to my self-esteem..."
"I'm so glad I took a chance on Bob Kerr's workshop."
Scott Faulconbridge returns to Levity Comedy Club & Lounge with a new workshop to teach you how to develop new material and offer valuable insight into the working world of standup comedy. Whether you are completely new to stand-up comedy or you want to hone your skills, this series will help you put together a sharp and polished 5 minute stand-up comedy act in 6 weeks. The 7th week is a graduation show at Levity Comedy Club in Hamilton where you can show-off to friends and family what you have learned!
Classes will take place at Levity Comedy Club & Lounge on Wednesdays from 6-8 PM starting on Wednesday October 9th, 2019.
FIRST CLASS: Wednesday October 9th, 2019 6-8 PM
SECOND CLASS: Wednesday October 16st, 2019 6-8 PM
THIRD CLASS: Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 6-8 PM
FOURTH CLASS: Wednesday October 30th, 2019 6-8 PM
FIFTH CLASS: Wednesday November 6th, 2019 6-8 PM
SIXTH (FINAL) CLASS: Wednesday November 13th, 2019 6-8 PM
GRADUATION SHOW: Wednesday November 20th, 2019 9PM
Scott Faulconbridge has toured theatres coast to coast in both The Just For Laughs Tour ,The Investors Group National tour and opened for Howie Mandell at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. His stories, jokes and emotional outbursts and have been heard on CBC radio for shows such as ‘The Debaters’, ‘LOL’, and ‘Day 6’. He has written for CBC’s ‘ Still Standing’ and has been seen on numerous televised comedy specials including CTV’s Comedy Now, CBC’s“Comics’, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, The Halifax Comedy Festival and over a dozen appearances at The Internationally Acclaimed Just For Laughs Festival.
In the United States he has toured colleges and headlined the legendary Las Vegas“The Riviera” comedy club. His albums “Warn the Others” and “Scottland”are heard regularly on Sirius XM along with his numerous other recorded performances. He has been seen on numerous televised specials including NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’, “Friday Night Videos” and Showtime’s “Full Frontal Comedy”.