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Monkey Barrel Polytechnic 2017/18 is go! Our top class teachers dispense comedy knowledge by the bucket load. This includes stand-up, improv, sketch, clowining courses and more. We want to help develop comedy and comedy performers in Scotland, that's why all Level 1 courses are free. Level 2 courses are not free, but what we can say is that we will make it as cheap as possible and all monies go to the teachers, none goes to Monkey Barrel Comedy.

If you would like more details on the courses or would like to book your place just contact us and we will sort it out.


SEMESTER 1 (September to December 2017) 

STAND UP 1 – 4 x weeks - Monday 25th September to Monday 16th October 

STAND UP 2 (Joke writing and MCing) – Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October 

STAND UP GRAD SHOW – Thursday 2nd November 

IMPROV 1 – 4 x weeks - Monday 30th October – Monday 20th November 

IMPROV 2 – Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 

IMPROV GRAD SHOW – Sunday 26th November 

SEMESTER 2 (January to April 2018) 

STAND UP 1 – 4 x weeks – Tuesdays from 23rd Jan to 13th February

STAND UP 2 – Acting for Comedians – Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February 

IMPROV 1  4 x weeks – Tues 27th February to Tues 20th March 

IMPROV 2 - Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March 

 SKETCH 1  4 x weeks – Tues 20th March to Tues 10th April

CLOWNING WORKSHOP – Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March 





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