COMEDY CAMP SUMMER 2021 TIMES SQUARE NYC (ALSO Central Park & Online Options)

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We are very excited to be back offering in person comedy camp for kids & teens at the Broadway Comedy Club, Times Square, NYC. However we understand many are not ready for in person events. So we have three options to participate, including online options available worldwide.L

LIVEfrom TIMES SQUARE indoors in person at the Broadway Comedy Club (318 West 53rd Street @ 8th Ave) Monday-Thursday 9:30-4pm, plus dress rehearsals and showcases on Fridays $350/week

Content Creators Forum Teen Comedy Camp $250 / week (Or Join us full day, with morning improv & stand-up $350/week). A strong focus on sketch comedy, especially short form for platforms like TikTok.

LIVE from CENTRAL PARK outdoors in person at the Bethesda Fountain & Terrace (Rain or Shine, campers work under the terrace if weather is bad). Monday-Thursday 9:30a-12pm $200/week includes access to online activates 1-3pm and Friday Showcases (Online OR at the Club)

ONLINE via ZOOM WORLDWIDE Monday -Thursday 1-3pm EST (New York Times, 10a-12p West Coast). Friday 1-3pm Showcases

  • FRIDAY SHOWCASES – We will offer two ways to showcase this summer EVERY Friday. AT THE CLUB, 9:30am campers will run a mock show (dress rehearsal). after a 12pm lunch break, friends and family are invited to see the 1pm show. ONLINE Campers will meet at 1pm to plan the show and warm-up. 2pm Showcases for invited guests (family and friends)

ITINERARY at the Broadway Comedy Club NYC

  • 8:45am Daily Early Drop Off – Free time, socialize. OPEN MIC – use the stage to practice stand-up and sketch comedy routines, student run play time. At least one adult
  • 9:30am Daily Warm-Up
  • 10am Morning Session Professional Teaching artist runs session playing Improv games.
  • 12-1pm Lunch Break FREE TIME. Students supply their own lunches
  • 1pm Afternoon Session starts with Stand-up Comedy
  • 3pm Monday-Thursday FREE TIME Student leader run time playing Mafia, OPEN MIC time etc. Late Pick ups We will have an adult space manager on duty till 5pm.
  • FRIDAY 1:15pm Showcase feature every camper presenting their stand-up comedy plus a series of Improv Games.

FEES: $350/Week, Register for THREE WEEKS and get the fourth week for free. $2100 for up to TEN weeks June 28 through September 3.

LOCATION: Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd Street, NY NY 10019 @ 8th Ave. ONE block form the Colbert Show stage door.

Central Park  NYC 1/2 Day Camp

 

STAFF

Artistic Director, Walt Frasier, is a New York City based actor, comedian and singer that has appeared on TV (Billions, Blue Bloods, Royal Pains, Lilyhammer, Letterman, etc) and STAGE (Off-Broadway, Regional Theater and National Tours). A professional actor since 1995, Frasier has been performing and teaching comedy since 2002.

Stand-Up Comedy by Walt Fraser is a text book for comics and teachers looking to bring fun creative writing sections into the classroom.

Improv on Zoom by Walt Frasier is a list of games with tips and tricks to play online as well as Improv technique and wisdom.

Walt Frasier has been teaching kids, teens and adults for 18 years. In addition to his comedy school in Times Square (NOW Online) Frasier has worked with hundreds of corporate teams, colleges and K12 schools.

Other staff includes professional teaching artists from Improv 4 Kids as well as our teenterns (OUR CITs)- current and former students for two or more years that now help run shows and class sessions.