3rd- 5th: Specialty: Physical Comedy: Pranks & Pratfalls

3rd-5th Specialty:  Physical Comedy: Pranks and Pratfalls

This class offers an environment to learn and develop skills in comedy and the creation of physical gags or “Schtick”. Using slaps, kicks, rolls, trips, pokes, and the art of the pratfall, students will create hilarious situations of comic conflict. Students learn elements and structure taken from the classic cinema as well as contemporary physical comedy. Learn to be funny within your body all while being safe with yourself and your scene partners.

Skills Focus:

  • Safety on stage
  • Comedic timing
  • Exploring use of body, movement and “gags”
  • Responding and playing off scene partners

Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm

Teacher: Scott Sawa

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