Stand Up: Advanced Intensive
How can I make the most of my material? How do I go from an open mic to a comedy festival?
Delve deeper into the world of stand-up comedy with a weekend intensive designed to stretch your skills. Develop your comedic voice and discover new ways to find the funny with more challenging exercises and more intricate critique. Expand your tool-set to discover ways to get the crowd loving every moment of your act.
Marcel Blanch- de Wilt
Marcel is a stand-up comedian and improviser. In 2011 he entered the world of stand-up comedy and was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Adelaide Comedy Awards, as well as winning a place in the State Finals of the Raw Comedy Competition. In 2015 he debuted his first solo comedy show Death of a Disco Dancer to great acclaim in Adelaide which toured to the Melbourne Fringe. He has since produced four stand-up shows and performed at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Sydney Fringe and Bondi Feast.
Marcel is a graduate of Improv Theatre Sydney and is part of the ITS Ensemble He has toured to study at the home of long-form improv, iO in Chicago. There he trained under such improv masters as the co-founder of iO, Charna Halpern. While in Chicago he performed as a guest at the iconic Second City. He has also trained in clowning under the award-winning Dr Brown.
Marcel is a regular MC and has hosted some of the best comedy shows across Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Melbourne. He has performed in Hobart, Perth, Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra, London, Wellington and Chicago. He has supported such names as Dilruk Jayasinha, Dave Hughes, Celia Pacquola, Claire Hooper and more.
This workshop is capped at 12 students and is for people who have completed Stand Up 1: Fundamentals.
Registration is $240.
- Standup: Advanced Term 2
April 4, 2020 - April 5, 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm