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Comedy Bootcamp

March 17 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm Eastern

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Washington, DC

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Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a public audience. Our 600+ graduates have gone on to perform on some of the world’s biggest stages, including Warner Theater, Gotham Comedy Club, and The White House.

This six-week class will meet on Sundays: March 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28 (skip March 31). This class has a graduation show on Wednesday, May 7, where participants will perform for an audience of friends, family, and the community.

About the Instructors

Monica Daly is an Army veteran and a graduate of both ASAP’s Comedy Bootcamp and Storytelling programs. She has been doing stand up with ASAP for almost five years, mentoring/ instructing for most of those years, and helped open up the Indianapolis Chapter of ASAP.

Dave McOwen is a DC-based professional museum nerd and amateur science/sci-fi geek. He is also a retired combat veteran who has the curious distinction of having served in the US Navy, the MD Army National Guard, and Air Force. Dave is a graduate of ASAP’s Comedy Bootcamp and is now an instructor. He also teaches classes for the Wounded Warrior Project.

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