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Comedy Writing Workshop

All Levels | Write funny things that make people laugh! In this course, students will explore the essentials of comedy writing. Learn techniques for brainstorming, pitching ideas and fleshing out a premise. Experiment with genre and narrative voice. Write your own short comedy pieces weekly—fake news articles, essays, vignettes—then workshop them with the class. With individualized attention and group feedback, this class gives students the tools to access their unique comedic voice.

Instructor: Brett Hamil

Class Type: 6 Sessions

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Start Date: 04/12/2018

End Date: 05/17/2018

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$265.50 Member Price:
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$295.00 General Price:

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Brett Hamil

Brett Hamil is a standup comic and writer based in Seattle. He performs across the US and Canada and produces a monthly standup showcase at the Comedy Underground. He writes a humor column for City Arts Magazine along with interviews, essays and cartoons. His local politics webseries My YouTube Channel Where I’m the Big Important Guy Who Gets to Say What’s What garnered a local following and spun off into a live talk show at Northwest Film Forum, The Seattle Process. The Seattle Weekly called him “the city’s premier political comic.” He lives on Beacon Hill with his wife and two weird-looking dogs.

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