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Sketch Comedy with John Orcsik

Timing, actions, reactions and relations - visual and verbal combine with the basic element of surprise to create comic moments and performances (the setup/payoff principle, etc.). Comedy is not just…

Professional Development

Event Details

Category

Professional Development

Event Starts

Jul 10, 2024

Event Ends

Aug 28, 2024

Venue

TAFTA Productions Pty Ltd

Location

60 Dawson StreetBrunswick, VIC

Timing, actions, reactions and relations – visual and verbal combine with the basic element of surprise to create comic moments and performances (the setup/payoff principle, etc.). Comedy is not just about funny lines and funny characters. It is all that and much more.

Examine and perform the humour of Romantic Comedies, Sit-com, farce, sketch comedy and the great TV Comedy series, both Australian, English and American, and the great actors who performed in them, under the expert guidance of veteran Australian actor and TAFTA founder, John Orcsik.

This course will demystify Comedy and introduce participants to the principles and requirements of comedy work.

WORKSHOP OUTCOMES

  • Confidence in attacking a comedic scene.

  • Understanding comedic timing, and the elements of comedy.

  • Learning to look at a comedic script from a multitude of different angles.

AGE: 18+*

*If you are under 18 years old and would like to sign up to this course, please contact enquiries@tafta.com.au for details

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