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Stand-Up Comedy [DRAM 235]

DRAM 235/3.0 Stand-Up Comedy

Students will examine and critique various styles of stand-up comedy and will work towards creating their own performances that are well-suited to their particular talents.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (36L;24O;60P)

PREREQUISITE:  Level 2 or above

INSTRUCTOR: Ali Hassan

The Dan School is pleased to announce that Ali Hassan will be teaching our new course on Stand-Up Comedy. A stand-up comedian, actor and the host of CBC Radio’s hit stand-up comedy show Laugh Out Loud, he is known to audiences across Canada. Additionally, he is a frequent  guest-host on CBC Radio’s and As It Happens, and has hosted Canada Reads – the annual book-battle celebrating the best of Canadian literature. Recent successes include touring Canada with his solo comedy show Muslim Interrupted, and being one of the featured comics on the 2019 Just for Laughs’ cross-country tour, hosted by Rick Mercer.

Check out his website: https://www.standupali.com