THE COMEDY WORKS - LOCAL TALENT
MISSION: To provide a setting where local comedians with talent can develop into professionals, WHILE creating an audience that supports and is passionate about their role in this process. PRIORITY : be honest with yourself and with each other.
HOW : Put in the work, invest in your career, keep getting on stage.
1) WEEKLY WRITING SESSION - Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 7:40pm . Sign up by Tuesday AM. Comedians will come with 4-5 bits of written or typed material to review (new material and material in need of punch-up). Comedians will be grouped into pairs or trios. Groups and trios to change from week to week. Not a bitch session - come prepared to work.
2) BUSINESS SESSION - 7:40pm Tuesdays - A 20 minute group discussion open to those who attend the writing session where we discuss branding, booking, online marketing (websites, social media, email lists), photos/bios, other comedy formats and overall investment in your career.
3) COMEDY WORKS ALL-STARS SHOWS - Friday nights at 10:00pm . These shows will feature 5-6 comedians (talented, hard working, positive attitudes) who can put on professional quality performances for traditional comedy audiences. The Comedy Works will market these shows heavily via our website, e-blast and social media. Priority given to performers who participate in the writing session and open mic on Tuesdays. Each performer will do 15 minutes of material. These are paid sets and they pay a minimum of $25 per set versus a 5 to 6 way split of 50% of the door.
CONTACT & PARKING
The Comedy Works388 Broadway - Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Call Us: 1-518-275-6897
Email Us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail Us: P.O. Box 201 - Saratoga Springs, NY 12866