Comedies on stage poke fun, provide relief, and make us roar with laughter. What makes comedy work, in dramatic text and on stage? How does an actor give a hilarious performance? In this fun and funny class with DC star Holly Twyford, we will explore what about a theatrical text makes for good comedy and the approaches actors use to land jokes. Gain insight into the techniques that side-splitting plays use to create humor and learn how an actor analyzes their character to find the humor and humanity inside every jester and fool. Under the expert tutelage of one of DC’s finest and most acclaimed performers, you’ll gain a new appreciation for comedy and the art of the comedic actor—and you’ll laugh lots along the way!
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