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Saturday
21
APR

Introduction to Standup Comedy Workshop

13:00
16:00
Reno Improv
Event organized by Reno Improv

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This intensive one-day workshop helps break down the process of joke writing from conception to punchline. It's great for people who are looking to get started in standup or who are in their first few years of comedy and want a bit more structure to their writing process. Everybody will come away with the beginnings of material that they could perform and also a better understanding of how standup works with tips on revising and presenting your material.

Alex Falcone is a Reno native, now living in Portland, OR and touring as a professional standup comic and writer. He's been on the IFC show Portlandia a handful of times and has appeared at numerous comedy festivals including Bridgetown, Bumbershoot, Sketchfest, and the Brooklyn Comedy Festival. His writing has been quoted in Rolling Stone, VOX, Boing Boing, and been featured on the front page of Reddit.

Before starting standup, Alex studied improv under Mic Napier at the Annoyance Theater in Chicago. He's been teaching standup classes at comedy clubs, colleges, and festivals around the country for the last 5+ years. Alex will be performing at The Laugh Factory April 17 - 22.

The cost for this workshop is $30. You can pay ahead of time via PayPal at paypal.me/renoimprov (Reno Improv owner Ben Craig is the payee). You can also pay with cash, credit/debit card or check the day of the event. Contact renoimprov@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

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Reno Improv