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Stand-Up Comedy Workshop



STAND-UP 101 with Dawn Whitwell
Saturday October 1st – 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Sponsored by the Athol Recreation Committee

Tickets are online at:  https://torontosketchfest.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0Fd000000hLW3CEAW
Ever wanted to try stand-up comedy? Now’s your chance to learn from the best. Dawn Whitwell is a pro comic who has taught hundreds of people getting their start in stand-up through her “Comedy Girl” series which has been featured on CBC Radio and in The Globe and Mail.

Discover how to generate presmises, and learn the fundamentals of joke writing in this hands-on, fun and friendly full-day workshop. No experience necessary – ladies, men, teens, adults welcome!

Registration is limited to 12 participants. REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL SEPTEMBER 26th.

DAWN WHITWELL has been featured on Comedy Now!, and as a regular on The Jon Dore Television Show. Currently she produces and hosts Dawn Patrol, one of Toronto’s most popular weekly shows. Dawn was thrilled this year to be featured at Just For Laughs in Montreal, airing on CBC this summer. Whitwell was also featured last year at JFL42 as one of the 42, performing her solo show, which was picked for Top 10 of the festival by The Toronoist. Dawn was also nominated by NOW Magazine readers for Best Female Stand UP. Recently Dawn was part of the main cast for the lesbian dramedy Portrait Of A Serial Monogamist, a staff writer for Baroness von Sketch Show on CBC, and is currently writing on season 2 of the acclaimed sketch series. Dawn is also known as the founder of Comedy Girl, and has taught stand-up comedy to hundreds of women.

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