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A 5 week workshop to learn about creating and staging an original solo show, with last class a performance class on stage.

Course Description:

Anne Marie Scheffler leads the class through the basics of creating, performing and selling your own one person show. Students will learn:

  • how to find your comedic voice
  • how to identify your story
  • how to identify “what do you want to say to the world?”
  • how to discover your archetype
  • how to create a whole world alone on stage
  • how to market and package your show
  • the basic production tools needed to present a solo show

Learning Activities:

The course promises engaged learning, that has the students:

  • warm up the stage to own it as a solo performer
  • use their bodies as a main tool on stage to own “who they are”
  • explore vocal tools as ways to create other characters
  • do writing exercises to create the story
  • do writing exercises to create transitions and leitmotifs
  • make a marketing and simple business plan
  • identify how to serve a specific audience
  • perform their own short solo piece on the last class (theatre venue tbc)

About The Instructor:

Anne Marie Scheffler is a professional actress, comedian, writer and voice artist based in Toronto and Los Angeles. Anne Marie has eight solo shows which play to sold out audiences and critical acclaim internationally. Her 5th show Not Getting It is a one hour television special for The Comedy Network. Her most recent shows Suddenly Mommy and MILF Life Crisis are being presented across Canada and The US into the 2019/2020 season. Anne Marie also teaches her one person show workshop at Second City Chicago and Los Angeles. Many of Anne Marie’s students have great success with their own solo show careers.

Registration Information

$525 plus HST = $593.25 Email to register.

Mondays, or Wednesdays. 7-9pm. 
Private studio, Coxwell and Danforth, Toronto. address given upon registration.

Mondays, 7-9pm:

  • Sept 10th
  • Sept 17th
  • skip a week- AMS in LA that week
  • Oct 1st
  • Oct 8th
  • Oct 15th (final class on stage at The Social Capital Theatre).

Wednesdays, 7-9pm.

  • Sept 12th
  • Sept 19th
  • skip a week
  • Oct 3rd
  • Oct 10th
  • Oct 17th (final class- on stage venue tbc)

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