CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS


 

 

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STANDUP COMEDY

IMPROV COMEDY

Accidental Social Skills Improv Comedy

 Improv/Stand-up Workshop for Adults and Veterans

Saturday, April 27th  2-4:30 Sunday, April 28th  2-4:30 pm





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Comedy Improv f/Older Adults
Mondays, 11-12:30 pm












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Stand-up f/Older Adults
Wednesdays, 2:30-4 pm

April 10, 17, 24,
May 1, 8, 15








STANDUP WORKSHOP - ADULTS & Veterans
Veterans Memorial Building Post Room
846 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA

To register: www.nextstagesantacruz.org
                  or 831-316-4833
Carol Roberts performed standup in the San Francisco, NY and Los Angeles scene many moons ago and has been teaching standup for a long time.


CARMEL FOUNDATION Comedy Improv Rx

Just the prescription for keeping mentally and physically flexible.
Come play easy comedy improvisation games like those seen in the TV Show "Whose Line is it Anyway?"  Fun, nurturing class. 
Warning: side effects may include laughter and camaraderie. Relaxed and supportive atmosphere. New and experienced welcome!

(For members only - joining is easy.......)


Prior registration required. Carmel Foundation
Lincoln St, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923   

(831) 624-1588


STAND-UP COMEDY  WORKSHOP SERIES - CARMEL FOUNDATION 
Carmel Fdtn, 8th and Lincoln, Seidman Room
Carmel by the Sea

To register: call Carmel Foundation at 831-624-1588
                  or email her at carris.roberts@gmail.com

Wednesdays, 2:30-4 pm

In this experiential workshop you will learn some comedy writing techniques. On your own you will write and practice short comedy routines which you will perform for the class each week and receive constructive feedback.  This class is great to try standup if you've always been curious and/or great to use if you are already performing but wish to craft your material in front of a listening and supportive audience! Come prepared to laugh!


To register: call Carol Roberts at 585-259-2621
                  or email her at carris.roberts@gmail.com




SOCIAL SKILLS COMEDY IMPROV
Grades 6-12+

Saturdays, 2-3:30 pm

March 16, 23
April 6. 13. 20

$10 Try It Class
Cheapo Price: $150


Please call for info or registration: Carol Roberts
585-259-2621





ACCIDENTAL SOCIAL SKILLS COMEDY IMPROV WORKSHOP

"Try It!" Class and 5-week series -- Grades 6 - 12-plus
@ New Beginnings, 205 Montecito Ave., Monterey CA 93940
Have fun, make friends and enhance social skills while playing easy theater and comedy improv games. Welcoming teens for teens with:  Asperger's, ADD, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Shyness - any social communication challenge. Through playing comedy games students will improve focus, teamwork, flexibility, eye contact, impulse control, body language and more while having fun!

Permission of instructor required!
To Register:  Call Carol Roberts at (585) 259-2621
or email:
carris.roberts@gmail.com


First class is a TRY IT Class - only $10!






STAND-UP COMEDY for TEENS
MONTEREY LIBRARY

            Day 1:
Friday, April 19th
4-5:30 pm

            Day 2:
Friday, April 26th
4-5:30 pm





STAND-UP COMEDY for Teens - 2-Day workshop at
MONTEREY LIBRARY
625 Pacific Street, Monterey CA 93940

To register contact:
Eboni Harris, Reference & Teen Librarian
harris@monterey.org
(831) 646-5618


Lecture
Wednesday, March 27th
2:30-4 pm
At Carmel Foundation
Carmel, CA



LECTURE: COMEDY Rx: How Improv Comedy Works the Brain!
Through Theater Game Skills and Social Connection
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Carmel Foundation
2:30-4 pm

The Brain Improvement Prescription: Stimulate Cognitive and Social Connection through Improv Comedy – Ms. Carol Roberts, MA in Gerontology, will explain the roots and history of comedy improvisation and explore how it is used today in work with people with memory loss, anxiety, depression and social isolation.  She will touch on the research testifying to its benefits and efficacy.  A former member of San Francisco’s Femprov Comedy  Troupe and a former standup comedian performing with the likes of Robin Williams, Paula Poundstone and Ellen Degeneres, Ms. Roberts now teaches comedy improv at the Carmel Foundation.  The lecture will be followed by a comedy improv demonstration by members of the class and guests.






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