Public Speaking Through Comedy – Level 2
Public Speaking Through Comedy – Level 2 is an in-person course happening with Workman Arts and North York Arts part of Creative Minds Programming. Registration will be open until September 1 2022, at which point accepted registrants will be contacted. Please note there is a limit on participants.
Dates: Wednesdays, September 14, 21, October 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: 6:30-9:30 PM
Location: In-Person in North York (Exact location TBD)
Who is this course for: North York Residents; Any adult (18-years or older) who wants to improve their public speaking and/or use comedy as a way to become more confident; Have participated in level 1 of Public Speaking through Comedy; All indigenous peoples from Turtle Island welcome.
Instructor: MalPensando Comedy – Stephan Dyer and Juan Cajiao
Originally from Costa Rica and Colombia, Stephan Dyer and Juan Cajiao are bilingual corporate
leadership and communication trainers, who also happen to be award-winning comedians and improv experts. Leaving their executive positions in the banking world in 2017 to pursue their professional careers in stand up comedy, they’ve successfully founded MalPensando, a bilingual (English, Spanish) comedy and public speaking school, as well as its corporate training company, the reTHINK Group, and have grown it to include clients in 16 countries including Canada, Switzerland, England, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, and the United States.
Their mission is simple: entertaining, teaching, and inspiring personal and professional growth through the lens of comedy, and they’ve fulfilled that mission by reaching a total of over 10K professionals worldwide and counting.
Social media: @stephandyer @juan_cajiao @malpensando
Master the art of Emceeing, Interacting With An Audience and Dealing with Interruptions!
The purpose of this workshop is to master the art of public speaking through stand up comedy. We will use humor as the primary tool in order to become persuasive speakers, improve stage presence, and develop self-confidence.
You will learn how to:
– Be a great Master of Ceremonies
– Interact with an Audience
– Deal with Hecklers and Interruptions
– 15 Tools of Comedy
Materials will be provided at the first class.