Spring Break Comedy Camp April 14-17, 2020 ages 7-17

Spring Break Comedy Camp April 14-17, 2020 ages 7-17

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Daily registration includes lunch, snacks and classes in both Improv and Stand-Up Comedy. Weekly registration includes five days, ending with  Friday performance showcase at 2pm, exclusive to those signed up for full week.

Spring Break Comedy Camp

Join us for our first full Spring Break Comedy Day Camp. Campers ages 7-17 will daily participate. Let’s look at what a week of camp looks like.

Monday April 13

9:30am camp starts. We will have an adult on campus by 8:45am for early drop offs. After a brief morning meeting, welcoming all to camp, we warm up. Playing a series of “games” we develop team and individual skills in improv comedy. Next we play a technique building game on how to start a scene and develop story with WHO (characters, relationship) WHERE (setting) and WHAT (plot, action, arc). We intro duce a few performance games that could be played during the Friday show. In addition to learning Improvisation and Performance skills, campers develop self confidence, public speaking, and creative/critical thinking skills. We play these same games in corporate events teaching team building, leadership, sales and customer service.

11:30 Brainstorming exercise. Before lunch we discuss ideas for possible stand up comedy routines. We start simply by listing things we have experienced and observed at school, home, on vacation and in public spaces, recording this list in our journal.

Lunch is served

Open Mic- each student will take their list, one at a time, and just share some of the items. Some students on might simply share the list. Others might start telling us the stories. Each comic just talks for about 2 minutes. After talking on stage, campers write about the experience in their journals. What connected, what hot a laugh, what seemed to misfire. All this organizing our thoughts for the next time we get on stage.

1pm Afternoon Improv Session – after a brief refocusing warm up game, we focus on playing one or two performance games.

2:45 Snacks

3pm showtime – campers will get to watch a public performance of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH Improv Comedy, featuring camp counselors and teachers.

Parents and siblings are invited to join the campers to watch the show. There is a one beverage minimum (included for campers) but the $25 tickets are on us.

4:15 dismissal after the show, but we will have adult supervision until 5:15 as needed for late pick ups.

improv comedy

Tuesday 4/14 – Wednesday 4/15 – Thursday 4/16

8:45a early drop offs. Microphones on for students to practise stand-up comedy

9;30 morning meeting and brainstorm – short journal writing exercise to help flesh out comedy routines – brainstorming details, learning ways to make more funny etc

9;45 Morning Improv Session

11:30 lunch and open mic time

1pm Afternoon Improv Session

3pm snacks and afternoon break out- teenterns (teen students that have attended 2-6+ years) lead

2019 Week Three cast photo

Friday 4/17

Friday is exclusive for students attending full week. 8:45-9:30 drop offs, 9;30 morning meeting and dress rehearsal. 11:30 notes. 12:pm30 lunch break, 1:30 house opens for show as campers gather to focus. 2pm showtime. Please invite the world. Our campers work hard and they deserve a great audience!!!

Dismissal after show.

fall classes

Early drop-offs start at 8:45, late pick-ups 5pm
$125/Day (Monday-Thursday) includes daily classes, lunch & snacks
$450/Week includes watching a professional show (EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH Family Friendly Improv Off-Broadway) and performance showcase on Friday at 2pm.
$850/Two Weeks (Register for more, save more)

Check out recent article in THE TIMES, London, regarding our classes for kids. Click here for full article

Monday February 17 President’s Day Comedy Camp

Due to the popular demand of our Holiday day camp sessions this past December, we have added a full week of camp to coincide with the NYC Schools Winter Holiday Break. CLICK HERE to register for Monday February 17 or the full week. Scroll below to learn more about what each day and week looks like.

February 17-21, 2020 at the Broadway Comedy Club, Times Square NYC

Monday February 17 2020

CLICK HERE to register for Monday February 17 or the full week

8:45am we don’t start until 9:30am, but we have at least one adult on campus for early drop offs. The microphones are on for students to play with stand up comedy ideas.

9:30am Camp officially begins with a brief morning meeting, role call and explanation of what to expect for the day. Students due a brief brainstorm exercise to help prepare for both stand up and Improv comedy. Great comedy, and all art, starts with what we know.

9:45a Morning warm ups. We play a series of games that focus the individual and team. We wake up our vocal and physical bodies to perform. We prepare our mind to be creative as well as receive ideas from teammates.

10am Technique Games. We play a game or two that teaches a technique in Improv comedy. YES AND, starting a scene, making simple choices in WHO, WHERE WHAT, pantomime, etc

10:30 Performance Games. Everyday we work on two specific games that could be performed in a show. Our more experience students – AKA TEENTERNS – will take turns as MC/Host, learning how to teach and present the games to audiences.

From 02/02/2020 Class Clowns show featuring our top teens.

11:30 Stand Up comedy Open Mic and lunch. At some point we take a full 30 minute break for lunch. Before and after students take turns on stage. On Monday, simply take one if your ideas from the morning brainstorm. Simply tell us what happened, sort of like what you might do at school lunch, sharing stories with friends. Over the course of the week we will craft these stories into original comedy routines.

1pm Afternoon Improv Comedy. After a brief warm up we will work on another performance game.

2pm Improv game review. Play games from the day and popular games loved by our students (that include all on the team)

2:45 Snacks

3pm Watch a professional performance of EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH, featuring teachers and counselors from camp and other pros from stage and screen. Tickets normally $25pp plus a one drink minimum. We invite campers and their families to joins us. Free tickets for all, just purchase a beverage (included for camper). Not attending camp? CLICK HERE for tickets

Show is over by 4:15. This is also dismissal time, however we will have an adult on hand until 5:15 as needed for late pick ups.

CLICK HERE to register for Monday February 17 or the full week $125/day includes all of the above – and yes we provide lunch and snacks. Monday is usually Pizza Day. We also get salad and additional healthy veggie options. Or pay $450 for the full week. See below for more of the week.

Tuesday thru Thursday

Similar to Monday, we offer 8:45 drop offs. 9:30-11:30 Morning improv session, 11:30-1:00 lunch and open mic (Stand up comedy). 1pm Afternoon Improv Session

The biggest difference is the 3pm fun hour. Our TEENTERNS take over and run one of their fave group bonding games. For many campers this is their favorite times of the week.

Fridays

Fridays are all about putting on a show. We do not allow day-only drop in for Fridays as we really need campers all week to be effective on Friday.

8:45 early drop offs

9:30 warm ups

9:45 dress rehearsal – run a mock show, practicing stand up comedy and improv comedy intended for afternoon show. The focus is on presenting with focused transitions.

11:30 Notes – teachers share their take on what works and what needs some focus before final show

Lunch break and free time

1:30 house opens to public (family and friends). Campers gather for one more quick focus session.

2pm SHOWTIME please invite the world so the campers have a great audience. We video the show and share, unlisted, on YouTube so you can share with friends and family not in attendance.

Dismissal after showtime

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The Dating Game, Summer Camp 2019

FALL CLASSES START THIS WEEKEND Comedy 4 Kids Teens NYC Long Island

FALL CLASSES Start September 8, 9 2018
QUICK LINKS for REGISTRATION
Saturday 10am Comedy 4 Teens Times Square
Saturday 12pm Comedy 4 Kids Times Square
Sunday 6pm Comedy 4 Teens Long Island
Sunday 6pm Comedy 4 Kids Long Island

EMAIL for more information on public classes as well as bringing these programs to our school, camp, community center.

fall classes
Fall Classes start September 8, 9, 2018

FALL CLASSES START THIS WEEKEND Comedy 4 Kids Teens NYC Long Island

Improv and Stand-Up Comedy helps students discover their best selves building self confidence, creative writing, critical thinking and public speaking. We offer weekly classes Winter, Spring and Fall, plus Summer Camps. We also have teachers at schools, camps and community centers on weekends and after school. Each session starts with Improvisation, playing games that are a ton of fun while teaching valuable life skills. These are the same games we play with corporate groups to develop better leaders, team building, sales, service etc. For our public sessions we include Stand-Up Comedy, taking stories of experience and observation, then crafting original comedy routines. Each session ends a performance showcase of original and improvised comedy skits. The classes and workshops integrate perfectly with cultural arts, language arts and character building/guidance programming.

Below are our four sections offered for Fall 2018. If you are unable to attend one week, we do allow you to drop by other classes to make up and we offer bonus classes FREE to all signed up for full sessions.

Sunday 6pm Comedy 4 Teens Long Island 13-17
Sunday 6pm Comedy 4 Kids Long Island 8-12
Teachers: Evan Schultz, Steven Prestia, Brandon Ford, Walt Frasier
TUITION: $250 for 8 weeks, $40 to drop in
LOCATION: ACTS CAFE 610 Carmans Road, South Farmingdale, NY
First Class: September 9 includes pizza and a mini show by the professional teaching staff. The show will demonstrate some popular Improv games. Students and their families are invited to the 7pm show. Pizza will be served at 6:45.
SHOWCASE: October 28th 5:45 call, 7pm Showcase  
BONUS CLASS:
November 4th will also include 7pm professional show and pizza FREE for students and families registered for full session

Saturday 10am Comedy 4 Teens Times Square 13-17
Saturday 12pm Comedy 4 Kids Times Square 8-12
Teachers: Ivana Mendez, Sam Van Wyk, Walt Frasier
TUITION: $250 for 8 weeks, $40 to drop in
LOCATION: Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY
First Class: September 8
SHOWCASE: October 27 Showcases
BONUS CLASSES: November 3, 10, 17

Niki wrestles with his childhood ego problems

Niki has been with us for a few years now and currently is a student leader with our summer camp program.

 

Improv and Stand-Up Comedy help students discover their best selves building self confidence, creative writing, critical thinking and public speaking. We offer weekly classes Winter, Spring and Fall, plus Summer Camps. We also have teachers at schools, camps and community centers on weekends and after school. Each session starts with Improvisation, playing games that are a ton of fun while teaching valuable life skills. These are the same games we play with corporate groups to develop better leaders, team building, sales, service etc. For our public sessions we include Stand-Up Comedy, taking stories of experience and observation, then crafting original comedy routines. Each session ends a performance showcase of original and improvised comedy skits. The classes and workshops integrate perfectly with cultural arts, language arts and character building/guidance programming.

CURRENT WEEKLY SCHEDULE Winter, Spring and Fall
Saturdays 10am Comedy 4 Teens NYC
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-4-teens-nyc-fall-2018-saturdays-10am-tickets-48545210030
Saturdays 12pm Comedy 4 Kids NYC
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-4-kids-nyc-fall-2018-saturdays-noon-tickets-48545223069
Sundays 6pm Long Island Comedy 4 Kids
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-4-kids-long-island-ny-fall-2018-sundays-6pm-tickets-48600308832

VIDEOS from PAST SHOWCASES

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8DC293FB494D90E1

Improv Comedy Shows for the Whole Family
Saturdays/Sundays 3pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eight-is-never-enough-improv-live-from-times-square-tickets-33640552799
Interactive Musical Comedy based on audience suggestions and participation. Click link for discount tickets

Summer Camp runs for a full week (SEVEN WEEKS in 2019) and compresses and entire season of classes into a single week. Tuition includes daily lunch and snacks,

http://comedycampnyc.com/
http://improv4teens.org/
http://improv4kids.com/
http://www.eightimprov.biz/

Corporate Comedy
http://corporate-comedy.us

Discount Comedy Tickets
http://nycomedytickets.com/