Somewhat beloved comedian and storyteller, and Seattle comedy legend, Emmett Montgomery (who was on TV once) will help students develop five to ten minutes of "something funny." Emphasis will be placed on stand-up and storytelling techniques and also explore techniques like character development, as well as, other types of sharing through performance and discussion.
Skills offered in class: stand up, storytelling, self-critique, joke construction, character development, embracing failure and recognizing victory!
Objective: 5-7 minutes of performance worthy material and the ability to hold a microphone and talk into it.
Date: Tuesdays, for 8 weeks starting 4/10
Showcase: June 2nd, 5 pm in the beautiful Market Theatre
Location: Unexpected Productions' Market Theater
Maximum Students: 13
Emmett Montgomery has been failing beautifully on and off the stage as a comedian since 2004. He was featured on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Season 9, been voted Seattle Weekly's best comedian twice (2015, 2017) and one City Art's Magazine's artists of the year (2015) and worked with famouses and brilliants like Dave Chappelle and Maria Bamfordtraveling travelling the country telling jokes he produces shows that have an emphasis on celebrating Seattle's amazing performance communities and encouraging performers to work outside of their comfort zones The Magic Hat "More of a cult than a comedy show" -Seattle Times and Weird and Awesome With Emmett Montgomery "Seattle Weekly's. Best regular comedy show 2017"
|Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018||7:00pm|