About Comedy: 2 Day Compering Course
Show type: Edinburgh Fringe 2008
This course is lead by Kevin McCarron and Jay Sodagar and offers practical tips and advice for compering work, information and teaching on skills including structuring a comedy show, improvisation, dealing with hecklers, dealing with performers, working a room, stagecraft and technical skills. Students will get the chance to practise the unique skills of a compere, with a number of lively interactive sessions, and will be invited to compere half of a show full of new comedians as their graduation show. This course is aimed at comedians who wish to start compering shows with 12 months or more experience, or performers who have completed Laughing Horse beginners courses.