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TBC Improv Workshops - Sketch Comedy - Cranking Out Material (with Devin Bockrath)

Edinburgh Palette - The Photography Studio | Monday 01 July 2019 | 6:30pm-9:30pm

Overview:

In this introductory workshop students will learn how to explore the seedlings of an idea and how to bring it to a fully realized, structured piece of comedic writing. With an emphasis on brainstorming tools and improvisation techniques, this class aims to leave each participant with the first draft of an original sketch.

About Devin Bockrath

Devin Bockrath is a New York based improviser, actor, writer and sketch comedian. As a Chicago native, she trained with the Annoyance and iO Theaters. During her time in Chicago she was lucky to perform with some amazing Harold and independent groups including The Other Other Guys, Superhuman, DMNK, The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour, Invisible World, an original sketch show directed by Mick Napier; and NBC Universal’s Sketch Showcase, directed by Mick Napier and produced by Lou Wallach (The Chappelle Show). Upon moving to New York, she continued her training as an actor with The Atlantic Theater School’s Professional Conservatory. And began teaching sketch and improv for the Annoyance Theater’s NY location, where she developed a uniquely female driven improv workshop, Set Bitch Free, inspired by the powerful women of her girl group Superhuman. She currently teaches for the Brooklyn Comedy Collective, and continues to perform as an actor and comedian in New York. Devin has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, and has been featured in comedic shorts on IFC and Comedy Central. Most recently she was cast in a short film, To The Moon, alongside John Reynolds (Netflix’s Stranger Things, TBS Search Party, Hulu’s Four Weddings and a Funeral). And co-starred in a comedic drama, Amazing Bagel, playing opposite Tim Baltz (NBC’s Shrink, Comedy Central’s The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones).

Workshop Details and Booking

Date: Monday 01 July 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Price: £40

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