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Comedy Classes

We've trained thousands of students internationally, and locally, from absolute beginners to professionals since 2008. We teach all things comedy year-round from stand-up to improv to sketch writing to acting and everything in between. Our classes are led by a highly qualified team of professional coaches and culminate into a final public show. Oh, and comedy is way cheaper than therapy!

Check out our training school schedule!

Dubomedy Arts School have trained thousands of students, internationally and locally, since 2008 and are excited to kick off a new season of comedy classs! For more information email us at LOL@Dubomedy.com

 

STAND-UP COMEDY 101

SUNDAYS, FEB. 6 - MARCH 13, 2022 from 1:30-4:00 PM
And Wed, March 9 from 7:30-10:00 PM.
(With additional individual coaching as needed*)
Age: 17+
Location: JLT Studio

Our stand-up comedy classes are conducted by professional comedians Mina Liccione and Ali Al Sayed, who have more than 20 years of industry experience, both in the Middle East and internationally. Mina is also a Performing Arts Professor (USA and UAE) and Ali is a coach for Comedy Central and Shahid TV.

The course runs three times throughout the year and is offered for beginners and more advanced students who want to continue to hone their laughter-making skills. The course is taught in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere and numbers are restricted to ensure individual feedback for each student.

During the course you will...

Weekly writing assignments will help you build up a store of funny material and in each class you will test out jokes in front of a supportive audience. Our personalized feedback will help you polish your material so that by the time of the graduation show you have solidly written jokes and you are well rehearsed and confident in your set.

Cost: Regular AED 1,500
Early Bird Discount before January 20, 2021: AED 1,200

Comedy 101

 

Please note: Spots are very limited. Upon registering for this course students confirm and commit to their spot. Once the class is full, other students are turned away hence any cancellations after Feb. 2nd will neither be refunded or credited.

 

STAND-UP COMEDY 102: THE GRADUATES

SUNDAYS, FEB. 6 - MARCH 13, 2022 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
And Wed, March 9 from 7:30-10:00 PM
(With additional individual coaching as needed*)
Age: 17+
Location: JLT Studio

Are you ready to take your stand-up skills to the next level? From new material to timing and delivery to gigging, we've got you covered! This course is ONLY open to 101 graduates. 102 students will perform in a professionally produced final showcase.

Regular: AED 1,200
Early Bird Discount before January 20: AED 1,000

STAND-UP COMEDY 102: THE GRADUATES

 

Please note: Spots are very limited. Upon registering for this course students confirm and commit to their spot. Once the class is full, other students are turned away hence any cancellations after Feb. 2nd will neither be refunded or credited.

 

IMPROV' COMEDY WORKSHOP

SUNDAYS, FEB. 6 - MARCH 13, 2022 FROM 4:30 – 6:30 PM
And Tuesday, March 8 from 7:30-10:00 PM.
(With additional rehearsals as needed*)

Improvisation is the art of thinking on your feet. As well as being an essential tool for comedic performers to develop their audience interactions, it is a powerful life skill that improves verbal and physical communication and team collaborations.

Our mixed level improv classes are taught by veteran Broadway entertainer and stand-up comedian Mina Liccione. Mina is a life-long performer and educator with a distinguished background in theater, choreography and circus arts.

This spirited and energizing six-week course runs three times throughout the year and is offered for beginners and more advanced students who want to continue to develop their improv skills and perhaps join our professional Dubomedy Improv Troupe.

The classes focus on short-form improvisational comedy, scene work and ensemble-based theatre games and are taught in a fun and supportive environment. The course ends with a final performance at our hugely popular Comedy Mix-Tape showcase.

Regular: AED 1,500
Returning Improv Students: AED 1,200
Early Bird Discount Regular before January 27: AED 1,200
Early Bird Discount Returning before January 27: AED 1,000

Improv' Comedy Workshop

 

Please note: Spots are very limited. Upon registering for this course students confirm and commit to their spot. Once the class is full, other students are turned away hence any cancellations after Feb. 2nd will neither be refunded or credited.

 

WORKSHOP STAND-UP BILARABI

TBA
(With additional individual coaching as needed*)
Age: 17+
Location: JLT Studio

Always want to try your hand at stand-up comedy in Arabic? We got you covered! Students will be coached by renown comedian Ali Al Sayed. He will guide you through joke structure, writing, timing, delivery and performance skills. The workshop ends with a professionally produced final showcase. For more information, please email LOL@Dubomedy.com

Cost: Regular AED 1,500
Returning students: AED 1,200
Early Bird Discount: AED 1,200

 

Arabic Stand Up Comedy

Please note: Spots are very limited. Upon registering for this course students confirm and commit to their spot. Once the class is full, other students are turned away hence any cancellations after Feb. 2nd will neither be refunded or credited.

 

Private Coaching

Coaching is always available throughout the year for amateurs and professionals. Coaching available for stand-up comedians, actors, improvisers, script editing and business professionals. From one on one to small groups. Arabic. English. Hindi/Urdu. Please contact us for more details.