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February 21, 2018 07:00PM

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 Stand-up Comedy Workshop

Presented by KBJB Radio

Whether you're an aspiring comic, someone who wants to be more confident in your present career, or simply one of those individuals bent on overcoming the "fear of death versus public speaking issue" (death is worse!), the KBJB Radio Stand-up Comedy Workshop is for you!

Only 12 spots are available in the six-week session, which begins Wednesday, February 21, culminating with showing your stuff at the graduation show on Saturday, March 31 at Woodbury Connecticuts Historic Town Hall.

KBJB Radio's Stand-up Comedy Workshop consists of 6 weekly 2-hour class sessions, a glamorous graduation show for family and friends to attend, an edited video of your entire performance, plus much more.

What you will receive from the KBJB Radio Stand-up Comedy Workshop: 
• Ability to write stand-up comedy and troubleshoot/edit on the fly

• Personal instruction in performing stand-up comedy, including stage presence and mic technique

• Graduation Show followed by Champagne Reception where you can share and celebrate with everyone what you’ve learned

• An edited video of your full graduation performance

• An established connection to KBJB Radio and opportunities to air your original material, attend KBJB comedy open mics and other events for further development of your comedy career.

KBJB Radio's comedy instructors:

KJ Johansen started her comedy career right here in New England at the well-known Ridgefield Playhouse, and has continued stand-up throughout the Tristate and New England areas. KJ has produced several comedy shows, including BABs of Comedy, and the popular "Off the Cuff" Comedy Series. KJ also is co-owner of KBJB Radio, the "Home of the Original Artist," which streams talk, music, and comedy programming 24/7. KBJB celebrated its first-year anniversary in September 2017, is heard in 25+ countries worldwide, and is growing by leaps and bounds. ( Download the KBJB Radio app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kbjb/id1158876596?mt=8 )

Joanna Rapoza started her comedy career by studying and performing with award-winning professionals at Caroline's on Broadway in NYC. Since then, she has continued performing and producing professional comedy showcases and open mics in New York and New England. In March 2017, Joanna received an honorarium from Eastern Connecticut State University and was asked to be a guest lecturer for a credited liberal arts college course on the topic of women in comedy. Joanna is also the Development Officer at KBJB Radio.

Whether you use the skills gained in the KBJB Radio Stand-up Comedy Workshop in your daily life, job, or aspiring career in the entertainment field, KJ Johansen and Joanna Rapoza provide a solid foundation and path to move forward. This will be the most fun and productive class in which you'll officially get to be a Clown! (The good kind! 🤡)

The graduation performance will be 1pm on Saturday, March 31, 2018,
at Woodbury's Historic Town Hall (5 Mountain Rd., Woodbury, CT). Comics are encouraged to bring as many family and friends as possible! Admission is $10 per audience member, which includes a complimentary champagne reception following the show to celebrate the new comedy graduates. The performance may contain some adult content.
Wednesday class sessions will run from 7:00pm to 9:00pm from on
February 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2018