TAUGHT BY ERICA SWITZER | SATURDAY, 1/16, 1-4PM EST
THIS UNIQUE WORKSHOP WILL HELP COMEDIANS ELIMINATE JOKE FILLER AND PUNCH QUICKER
In an afternoon workshop, students will craft one liners, puns, tags, and the like to create the basis of killer sets. Students will also “trim the excess” from existing and new jokes
When: Saturday 1/16 from 1-4pm EST
Where: Zoom! (link will be provided after registration)
Price: $65 Total when you register
Capacity: 12 Students Max (6 Students Min**)
Prerequisites: Some standup comedy experience
*One scholarship will be available per course, based on financial need. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for specific requirements.
**If minimum attendance is not met, all students will be refunded 10 days prior to the course start.
Word economy: the only shrinkage that counts!
This course will help you eliminate filler and punch quicker! Students will craft one liners, puns, tags and the like to create killer sets. Students will also “trim the excess” from existing and new jokes.
Erica Switzer is a Chicago comedian and public speaker formerly based in Shanghai, China. With her unique energy and raw, biting wit, she recently won the Flappers Comedy Club Soup-or-Bowl and was selected for the NY Underground Comedy Festival. She has featured for veteran comedians Simeon Goodson, Mateen Stewart, and Justin Rivera and accomplished her first 30-minute headliner in April 2020. Along with founding Hei Now Comedy, China's premier Black comedy crew, Erica became the first Black comedian to perform in Mongolia at the inaugural Silk Road International Comedy Festival in July 2019.
Educated in Chicago, Erica received her BA English/Creative Writing at Lake Forest College and MA English Literature at DePaul University. After 7 years in corporate human resources, she returned to teaching during her China journey. She most recently taught English and Drama at Lycee Francais de Shanghai.