The ability to create humour is a skill many people don't have, yet wish they did. If you're interested in learning how to come up with jokes or witticisms on the fly, punch up dull material for an audience, or make a living as a comedy writer, this course will get you going.Your instructor, an experienced comedy writer and working actress, will guide you through a wide range of comedic sources. You'll learn how to write a one-liner, use physical humour, target your audience, find the humour in everyday events and much, much more. Once you've learned some of the methods of creating humour, you'll be ready to apply it to all aspects of your life. Punch up speeches and presentations so that the audience is instantly on your side. Mix laughter with learning in the classroom, and watch your students' attention spans grow. Add some humour to your web page and watch the hits explode as word gets out. Use your newfound sense of humour to entertain your friends, meet interesting people, and even make new friends! For the aspiring comedy writer, there are invaluable techniques for finding the methods that work consistently and without the worries of whims, moods or blocks. There is even a section on marketing your humour, giving you the inside information you'll need to find your niche. Learning should be fun, and this course is no exception. Filled with opportunities to laugh as you learn, "Get Funny" promises an entertaining and informative six weeks
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Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
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Not all courses are offered each term.Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.