For 25 Years The Comedy School, under the direction of Keith Palmer MBE, has pursued it's mission to raise the profile of the many uses of comedy in the UK - from stimulating personal creativity to encouraging social skills and improving literacy.Comedy Workshops
We provide innovative performance courses and workshops in Stand-Up Comedy, Improvisation, Writing, Clown, Mime and much more. These are for individuals as well as corporate clients to foster authentic communication, leadership skills and teamwork.
Comedy School graduate, Axel Blake, gets The Golden Buzzer on 'Britain's Got Talent'
We also use comedy as an educational tool to work with young people to combat knife and gang crime in association with Youth Inclusion Projects, Youth Offending Teams and Safer Schools Teams. In the Mental Health sector our ground-breaking Wellbeing project initiative in Brixton, South London and has been hailed a 'life-saver' by mental health patients.
The Comedy School Charitable Trust is a registered charity and we offer our Give with a Giggle programme to support our work in the community.
Tickets See the Comedians of the Future - The latest graduates of The Comedy School's School of Communication Arts (SCA) Stand-Up Comedy course present a fantastic show of stand-up comedy in London. This is a Fundraiser for the Comedy School's Charitable Causes - Sunday 1st October 2023.
This event will be part of The Comedy School`s 25th anniversary year Celebration.
This session will be a unique opportunity to Spend time with Comedian Dane Baptiste and See what techniques he uses to translate his initial raw thoughts to award winning comedy gold. Book NowKeen Students will get the chance to get invaluable feedback on their comedy routines and a Q&A session. After the session you are invited to drinks & nibbles and meet some of The Comedy School Alumni - Sunday 5th November, 2023.
Book NowOver six weeks, the course will guide you through the process of becoming a stand-up comedian, from writing your first piece of material to your debut performance. Sessions are run by professionals from the comedy circuit. The course culminates with a Showcase, in which you perform a comedy routine to a warm and friendly audience. Three courses start Wednesday 20th September, Thursday 2nd November or Sunday 5th November, 2023.
Book NowOver six weeks, the course will guide you through the process of becoming a stand-up comedian, from writing your first
piece of material to your debut performance. Sessions are run by professionals from the comedy circuit.
The course culminates with a Showcase, in which you perform a comedy routine to a warm and friendly audience. Saturdays 21st October to 25th November, 2023
Taster 3hr workshop with Alan Mitchell on Saturday 14th October
Book NowThe basics of impersonation and mimicry. Looking at how we can work towards a good vocal and physical impersonation using vocal characteristics, physical signatures and personality to help access the voice/character. Saturday 14th October, 2023.
Book Nowwith Luke Sorba - The best one day introduction to comedy improvisation available - for beginners as well as old hands who wish to brush up on their existing skills. Sunday October 29th, 2023
Book Now with Richard Knight (B.Ed.) This workshop sets out to teach the fundamental basics of illusionary mime principles - Sunday 29th October 2023
Book Now with Mick Barnfather (Complicité & École Philippe Gaulier). This workshop will look at what it is that makes us laugh and how we can be funny - Sunday 12th November, 2023 - 10am - 4:30pm.
Book Nowwith Tim Eagle. Introducing the basic devices at work in physical comedy by exploring some of the classic gags and routines through a variety of fun exercises and scratch performances. The course is designed for people with little or no experience of performing physical comedy - Sunday 19th November, 2023.
Former-student and Comedy School Ambassador, comedian Dane Baptiste
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