Monthly archive - October 2013

My Louisiana Style + Wax and Seals Gala Invitation Oct 14, 2013

I perform comedy for a living. Looking good is not a requirement for performing comedy. Also, to many people I probably won’t ever really look good unless I shave my face. To those people I say “Ha Ha Ha” followed by “I am judging a Louisiana Style contest at the Wax Museum for Easter Seals” finishing with “How do you like me now.” I bet everyone who doesn’t think I have any fashion sense is really feeling bad about how they treated me before. Look, just because I can pull off weird socks with ill-fitting pants and a Pelicans hat doesn’t mean you need to be upset with me. How about instead you acknowledge me at my best, which is...
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Workshop w/Dan French Oct 4, 2013

Time: Saturday 11/2 @ 1-4pm Cost: $50 Workshop Description: Learn the in’s-and-outs of professional joke writing from an Emmy-nominated comedy writer. Dan French has been a staff writer for multiple late night shows, including Dennis Miller and David Letterman, and has written Comedy Central specials with dozens of name standups, including Billy Gardell (lead on CBS sitcom “Mike and Molly”) and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” winner Jon Reep. RESEVE YOUR SPOT NOW!  
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Workshop w/Greg Tavares Oct 4, 2013

Time: Saturday 10/12 @ 1pm-3pm Cost: $25 ($20 for TNM students and alumni) Workshop Description: “The Join: How to Start Awesome Scenes” Greg Tavares is the co-artistic director of Theatre 99 in Charleston, SC. He wrote an improv book called Improv For Everyone. In that book, he tells players how to create awesome scenes. In this workshop, Greg will teach you a technique that gets you on the same page as your scene partner right at the top of the scene. The technique is called “The Join” and Greg promises that it works every time. The workshop will include doing lots of scenes and Greg might yell a little, but that is not because he is mean, it is because...
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