About the class

Got a character set?  Come and get notes on it from a JFL character comedian.  New to character comedy?  Come and get inspired and build some material to kick off your journey.  All are welcome to come and do characters for this workshop.

Matt Gehring

Matt Gehring has a decade-long comedy career in New York City. He started at NYU directing the sketch comedy group Hammerkatz which has spawned the writing/performing careers of Donald Glover and Rachel Bloom. From there, Matt straddled the comedy stages in NYC – the Magnet, PIT and UCB while being involved with over 20 running shows at those theaters.

Matt is a 3-year house team member of UCBT’s sketch comedy night, Maude Night. He has directed six running shows while writing and starring in his own 30-minute comedy puppet show, Simon’s Street. Most recently, Matt was selected to perform solo character comedy at the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy festival, Just For Laughs, Montreal. You may have seen him performing on such shows as Netflix’s The Characters or Amazon’s The Tick.

To know more or contact him, visit www.MatthewRobertGehring.com