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The Class

Comedy Bootcamp is the first-ever stand up comedy class for veterans, service members, and military family members. Led by professional comics, the seven-week course develops the comedy writing and performing skills of participants through hands-on instruction and group feedback. Comedy Bootcamp culminates with a graduation show at a local comedy club, with each participant delivering a five minute set to a public audience.

 

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Alumni Opportunities

Upon graduating from Comedy Bootcamp, alumni are encouraged to continue with stand-up comedy by participating in ASAP-coordinated open mics, performances, and alumni meet-ups. Our graduates have performed at The Warner Theatre, Gotham Comedy Club, DC Improv, and Walter Reed Medical Center -- and for such organizations as Google, CEB, The Miss American Foundation, and Team Red, White, and Blue. Though 0% of our alumni have comedy experience prior to participating in Comedy Bootcamp, 76% continue to practice and perform stand-up comedy after graduating. 



Upcoming Bootcamps

Hampton Roads

  • When: Saturdays, March 18th - April 29th, 12PM - 3PM
  • Where: College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, February 19th

Washington, D.C.

  • When: Sundays, March 19th - April 30th, 6PM - 9PM 
  • Where: DC Improv Comedy Club, Washington, D.C.
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, February 19th