2016 Improv Comedy Sports Program

2016 is about to become the year of spontaneous hilarity. The Comedy Emporium has just
launched it’s 2016 Improv Comedy Sports Program and they need players! On the 10th of Feb a
Youth and Adults troupe will be starting its training program running alongside the school terms.

Registrations are open now till the start of the season on the 10th of Feb.

Youth Improv Comedy Sports is an after school program designed to keep the kids out of your
house and out of your hair. Comedy Emporium Improv Coach Jody Quadrio will be taking
players through activities and training which builds skills in creativity, teamwork, humor and

“If you're an adult or student and you want to be more confident and act like a idiot to make
others laugh.. Then you really need to come down ” says The Comedy Emporium’s Ringleader
Julian Canny.

The program aims to develop local talent and entertainment, while building self esteem,
confidence, and problem solving abilities. Youth Improv workshops are open to everyone aged
between 13 and 18, they operate weekly on a Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:00pm. The
adults troupe practice once a fortnight 7:30pm 9pm beginning on the 10th of February.

“With three performance showdowns per six month season and roughly 10 adult and 19 youth
workshops per term, students have plenty of opportunity to showcase their talents to an
audience and build friendships within the troupe.” says Ringmistress Jody Quadrio who leads
The Comedy Emporium’s Improv Troupes.

Sessions begin with icebreakers and team building activities to get participants comfortable, and are followed by physical and vocal warm ups. Attendees are taught performance basics like voice projection and stage presence, and the basics of improvquick thinking, the art of
punchlines, and working with other players, through different improv games.

If the idea of getting involved with Improv Comedy appeals to you get in touch with the team.

For more information visit www.thecomedyemporium.com or contact Jody on 0498 230 487
or jody@thecomedyemporium.com