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Have you always wanted to try stand-up comedy? Are you unsure about how to start? In this workshop, we’ll take you through the process of turning your lived experiences and observations into jokes suitable for the stage. The workshop will culminate with a one-minute stand-up set** during the open-mic portion of that evening's The Fembassy ( Once you’ve done one, you’ll be fully equipped to take on any open-mic in the city! Open to women and non-binary folk **Optional (in case you're feeling shy) Brie Watson is a stand-up, improv, and sketch comedian living in Toronto. A graduate of the Second City’s Conservatory Program and Humber College’s comedy program, she has performed at Toronto's She Dot Festivals and Big City Improv, and has toured in the Halifax, Montreal and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals. Brie is part of the Second City Longform team "Chakra Khan". She is also one half of the sketch comedy duo “Utilidors” (with David Lahti). Other projects include the monthly “Guess Who’s Coming to Improv?” show and “What If?” featured at Comedy Bar’s Festival of New Formats, and is a regular at “Beerprov,""Personal Space Invaders" and "Holodeck Follies". Brie currently teaches as part of Second City's education program.


Standup Workshop for Women (with Brie Watson)

January 29, 2017


The Improv Embassy

176 Rideau St , Unit 202
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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