This fall, the “funniest person in New Orleans”, Lauren Malara, offers three outstanding comedy workshops to the public. Whether you’re new to the worlds of stand up and improv or a seasoned pro, Lauren has a class for you!
Thursday, October 18, 7pm-9pm
During this light workshop, students will play theatre games created by the acclaimed Viola Spolin. The class teaches skills in public speaking, team work, and mental agility. It’s a fun course for professional development or artistic expansion.
Tuesday, October 16, from 7pm-9pm
This workshop allows students to continue development of their writing and performing skills. During this workshop, students will practice writing various joke stuctures to create story. Students will perform three minutes of stand up at the end of class.
Tuesdays, October 23 – November 13, from 7pm-9pm
This rigorous, four-week course will use Object Work & Environment to explore improvised scenes and forms. During class students will build technical skills, receive individualized feedback, and perform demonstrations. Family and friends are welcome to attend the final class demonstration on November 13.
All classes will be held in NOCCA’s Ellis Marsalis Jazz Studio, located at 2800 Chartres Street. To register, please visit NOCCAInstitute.Eventbrite.com. Tuition ranges from $25 to $100. Proceeds benefit The NOCCA Institute.