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      Melbourne: Learn Stand-up Comedy - Evenings: April 21 - 25, 2019 in South Melbourne

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      April 21, 2019

      Sunday   6:30 PM

      238 Clarendon St
      South Melbourne, Victoria VIC 3205

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      Melbourne: Learn Stand-up Comedy - Evenings: April 21 - 25, 2019

      THE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCK KNOCKS (SHKK) 5-evening stand-up comedy course runs from Sunday to Thursday, 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm, from April 21 to 25, 2019. You'll get the SHKK comedy manual, video of your graduating performance, and lots of coaching from an 18 year comedy veteran, Ben Horowitz, as well as our guest comedian Chris Franklin, and alumnus, Kim Le. Day 1: Sunday - The Basics & Joke Structure (with Ben Horowitz) Meet the rest of the students, perform two-minutes of stand-up, and learn comedy writing techniques, like 'Normal-Normal-Twist'. Day 2: Monday - Preparation & Generating Content (with Chris Franklin) Understand your A.U.D.I.E.N.C.E. and develop content through creative writing techniques. We'll also teach you how to write taboo jokes, with celebrity comedian, Chris Franklin. Day 3: Tuesday - Building Confident & Delivery (with returning alumnus, Kim Le) Build your confidence through body language and eye contact. Also, learn how to use volume, tone, speed, and pauses to great affect. Learn about life after graduation, Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and being a shooting star in stand-up, with alumnus Kim Le. Day 4: Wednesday - Controlling a Room & The Close (with Ben Horowitz) Practice delivering your set as well as building skills to deal with the dreaded (or welcomed) heckler before polishing a strong close to your set ready for tomorrow's graduation ceremony. Day 5: Thursday - Graduation Night and Performance (with Ben Horowitz, Chris Franklin and Kim Le) The moment you have been working toward! Perform your stand-up comedy routine in front of family and friends, conquer your fears and perform alongside Ben Horowitz, Chris Franklin and Kim Le, to a paying audience.

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