While we’re waiting for the pandemic to pass and we can offer classes again, you can find us over in our Facebook Group, Stand Up Comedy with Pierre Brault.

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at Stand Up Comedy?

Has anyone asked you, “What are you, a comedian?”

Now you can answer with confidence, “Yeah!”

Pierre Brault is offering a 6-week program to introduce you to the world of Stand-Up Comedy at Absolute Comedy. Experience the thrill of performing a LIVE COMEDY set, right at Absolute.

This fun, relaxed, and informative course will cover all the basics of conceiving, writing, and performing a stand-up comedy set. From novices to amateurs to semi-pros, this class is for anyone who wants to experience the adrenaline rush of live performance.

We will cover…

  • Finding and creating your own original material and joke structure.
  • Developing a stage persona that reflects your unique character.
  • Overcoming stage fright and writers block.
  • Performance; What to expect up there.

…all in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

Whether to check it off your bucket list or in preparation for a full comedy career, this course will let you STAND UP, and be heard.

Taught by veteran Headliner, Ottawa’s own Pierre Brault.

Check out the interview with Pierre Brault and students from his class at the Acting Company talk about preparing for the live show back in December 2018. 

For info for on additional sessions click on Register Now.

LEVEL 1 (No Experience Required)

NEXT CLASS BEGINS JANUARY 4TH, 2021

  • Monday, January 4 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Monday, January 11 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Monday, January 18  – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Monday, January 25 –  7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Monday, February 1 –  7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Monday, February 8  – 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM * (show is at 8:00)

 

Price: $275

For info for on additional sessions click on Register Now.

LEVEL 2 (Prerequisite: Level 1)

NEXT CLASS BEGINS JANUARY 5TH, 2021

  • Tuesday, January 5 – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 12 – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 19  – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 26 –  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Monday, February 2 –  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Monday, February 9  – 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM * (show is at 8:00)

 

Price: $320

Location

Absolute Comedy Ottawa
412 Preston Street
Ottawa, ON K1S 4M9

Testimonials

Pierre is a true professional: funny and insightful. He knows his craft and does it with such ease, and is eager to share his experience with budding comics. I enrolled three times because I truly enjoyed the experience.” — RB

“Pierre’s comedy class is great! He makes stand-up accessible and helps each student find their unique point of view, build a six-minute set and get comfortable performing. I learned a lot from him and am proud of what he helped me learn and do.” — JB