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Advanced: Finding the Funny - Saturdays Term 4

  • The Exchange Kelving Grove 81 Musk Avenue Kelvin Grove, Queensland, 4059 Australia (map)

Early Bird places on sale until 20 September - book your place today!

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Finding the Funny teaches students how to perform Big Fork Theatre’s flagship improv show Cool Story Bro.

Finding the Funny explores how to take true stories and turn them into hilarious improvised scenes. Once students have completed this course they become eligible to join Big Fork Theatre’s Cool Story Bro ensemble.

Succesful completion of Big Fork Theatre's Intermediate 2: Group Mind required to take this class. Special consideration may be made if you don't fit this criteria but you feel that you have the required training and skill please contact our Training Director at to discuss.

Specific skills and topics covered:

  • Game of the Scene

  • Comedic premise based improvisation

  • Unpacking true stories to find a comedic premise

  • Advanced long form techniques

  • How to heighten and explore comedic premises

Early bird pricing: Full $230, Concession $180 until 20 Septemberl.
Regular pricing: Full $260, Concession $210

This course meets for 6 sessions on Saturday afternoons starting 5 October, 6:30PM that are each 3 hours long, leading to a final graduation performance by the entire class on Friday 15 November. The final class will be on 9 November.

The course will be held at The Exchange, 81 Musk Avenue Kelvin Grove 4059

Why take an improv class?

Improv is for everyone. It doesn't matter how experienced or inexperienced you are as a performer Big Fork Theatre's classes are designed to benefit everyone. Our classes focus on developing your listening skills, stage confidence and team work.

Big Fork Theatre's improvisational classes are beneficial for actors and comedians looking to add a new skill set to their performing repertoire. Improv is becoming increasingly desired when casting and can help performers adjust to any situation whether it be during an audition or in the rehearsal room.

Improvisation is an excellent way to improve your communication skills and confidence when speaking in public.