Sat, 06 Feb|
ONLINE WORKSHOP - Stand-up Comedy - A Drop of Pain
Dark humour’s slogan: it’s gonna hurt. A little bit. What’s the right dose of pain and distance that’s needed to produce laughter? What defines the limits between what’s funny and what’s harmful?
Time & Location
06 Feb 2021, 12:00 – 15:00
About the Event
Taught by Lara Ricote or Fer Rodil
12:00-15:00h - 06 Feb
In this 3-hour workshop, we’ll debate, we’ll play with things that hurt and we’re gonna exercise pushing some boundaries.
- Benign violations
- Emotion and distance
- The borders of the joke
- The politics of dark (punching up and down)
- License to hurt
- Why does dark humor matter?
Lara is a small Mexican-American-Venezuelan comedian, improviser and entreprenurial woman who is currently telling her stories in Amsterdam...where (by the way) she just graduated with a Bachelor in Political Science, specializing in Political Theory, from the UvA. She produces La Risa, a weekly comedy night in Spanish, and co-produces four comedy nights in English. She’s also a House comedian at The Comedy Embassy, and a co-host of the The Comedy Undergraz Podcast with UvA Radio.
Fer is an Argentinian filmmaker, comedian and actor. He has more than ten years of experience onstage and onscreen writing, acting and performing comedy. He created the sketch comedy series Ctrl+JETA which you can watch on your local on demand television, if you are in Argentina. It was nominated for three big awards in Argentina but did not win any. He writes and illustrates humorous cartoons in @unperrovegano (he’s starting the English version in @onevegandog). He teaches sketch comedy writing and directing workshops.
easylaughs improv comedy workshops in English language and in Amsterdam
*Please note: We are currently limited to the amount of people we can accommodate due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are also subject to show and/or workshop cancellations due to COVID-19. If regulations don't allow class to continue in person, we will continue class online.
ONLINE WKSHP-SU-A Drop of Pain