In this continuation of the Women+ Stand Up Workshop course, expect to polish your existing material, get in depth feedback for auditions and submissions, challenge yourself to expand with various comedic styles, perfect your persona and learn additional skills like hosting and warm-up work. This class is for those comics who have taken the Women+ Workshop course & want to take that elusive “next step” in their comedy careers. How does one go from doing open mics to becoming a professional working comedian? Learn how to build a brand, market yourself, evolve as a professional comedian and get opportunities within the festival circuit and comedy clubs in your city! Included in this course is one 1/2 hour private writing session with Christi.
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Christi Chiello is a comedian based in NYC. She made her television debut on Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, opposite legend Jimmy Carr. She was named a “New Face of Comedy” at the International Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and has appeared on Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack, Comedy Knockout & IFC’s Comedy Crib. Christi wrote and stars in her acclaimed one woman show It’s Christi, B*tch! which had sold out showings at Joe’s Pub and Ars Nova, was featured in the New York Times and hailed a “must see comedy event” by Time Out New York. Currently, Christi stars in Chris Gethard Presents on Manhattan Neighborhood Network. You can hear her as Baby Saffron on the PBS Kid’s show Pinkalicious and Peterrific and see her in national television commercials for IKEA. She hosts her own show Christi Chiello’s Lost and Found at The Stand & is the warm-up comic for The XChange Rate on Yahoo! Christi is the opening act for Nicole Byer at clubs and theatres all over the country and you can see her in the upcoming season of This Joka starring Will Smith on Quibi. Fore more information you can visit christichiello.com or follow her @christichiello!
Christi teaches annual intensive workshops at Muhlenberg College and Arts Quest in PA. She is the founder of “Finding Your Voice” at QED and has sold out private & group classes on ZOOM. In 2018 Christi was a faculty member at Sarah Lawrence College and taught the entire Spring Semester of Stand Up Comedy 101. She is excited to bring her teaching styles to the PIT!
Christi is also available for private 1:1 coaching! Please email email@example.com for more info!