Find your voice
You'll learn the basics of writing comedic sketches, focusing on rapid idea generation and collaboration. This hands-on and practical approach allows you to get an idea from your head to the stage in as few steps as possible, because the only way to really know if an idea works is to try it out and get feedback. You'll practice writing sketches in different formats - including character, commercial parodies, and topical sketches. Students will be expected to write sketches outside of class.
A comedy variety show featuring standup, improv, storytelling, and a whole lotta junk. Comedians and guests perform some of their junkiest material and play games such as One Man's Trash is Another Man's Junk.
Boom City is a classy AF short-form improv team that was established in 2017. Each month they will be centering their games around a different theme, but their quick wit and sharp puns always remain. Come join the hilarity, weirdness, and fun that will surely ensue.
Meredith Gordon plays Thelma Forbanks, an aging jazz musician who now has her own late night talk show where she books local comedians to do sets and interviews. It's a night of sketch comedy, stand up, improv and music - what more can you want in one show?!
Night of Too Many Stars, Comic relief, Hilarity for Charity... These events and countless others support the fact that comedy and charity go hand in hand. So we decided to take it one step further...
Comics go head to head in pairs, slinging insults that will offend your parents even if they're not at the show. There will be literal waivers signed, ensuring friendships continue. There will be seltzer, presumably for sale. And there will be judges, because comedy competitions are the biggest joke of all. Whose dark wit will reign supreme in the Queen City?
In Butterfly, local storytellers divulge their experiences, passions, fears, and loves. Then some of Vermont’s finest improvisors take the stage to bring those previously unknown stories to life. You’ll laugh. You might cry. At the very least, you won’t be eating Bon Bons on your couch alone.
Jenna Emerson is a local improviser and sexuality educator, so why not combine the two? Local professionals will give sexpert advice based on YOUR questions about sex, sexuality, and relationships. Then improvisers will perform scenes based on your questions and sexual experiences. This show will be one part sexy, one part educational, and all parts FUN. Bring your Tinder dates, sweethearts, and moms for an evening of comedy that will definitely give you wet dreams.
A show that's only been legal since July! A panel of totally baked guests answers any and every question you have about life, love, death, student loan debt, etc. Then a group of clear-minded improvisers explore the depths of that advice by creating a collection of scenes based on whatever just transpired.