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If you dream of a career as a Stand Up Comedian, Writer, Stage Director or Producer, this course is for you. h

The Comedy course is perfect for people wanting to work in the comedic side of the arts and entertainment industries. You will be taught and mentored by industry experts who are currently working within many sectors of the industry including theatre, film, television, radio and podcasting.

Focusing on comedy performance, comedy writing, production, and entrepreneurship, you will gain the knowledge and skills to develop and manage a career in the entertainment industry.

You will have the opportunity to create a comedy portfolio showcase, as well as partake in sought-after internships and gain hands-on experience. You will also work closely with students from other courses to foster a well-rounded understanding of the arts and entertainment industries.

h Andrea Powell
Andrea is the Head of Comedy at Collarts. Renowned for her characterisations, Andrea has written and performed 14 comedies for theatre, for which she has received three Comedy Awards and one Green Room Awards nomination. Her best-known character is Ethel Chop, but she has a suite of others in her repertoire and also performs stand-up and hosting roles as herself. Her book Strain Your Gherkins by Ethel Chop was published through Penguin (now an ebook) and she has many TV credits including The Panel, Kath and Kim, The Librarians, The Games, Whatever Happened To That Guy, Micaleff Tonight, Headliners, Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey, Judith Lucy Is All Woman, Please Like Me, Utopia, Get Krack'n, and The Edge of the Bush. She wrote and performed weekly radio spots as Ethel Chop on Triple J and Austereo’s Australia-wide network for over 13 years.
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h Andrea Powell
Andrea is the Head of Comedy at Collarts. Renowned for her characterisations, Andrea has written and performed 14 comedies for theatre, for which she has received three Comedy Awards and one Green Room Awards nomination. Her best-known character is Ethel Chop, but she has a suite of others in her repertoire and also performs stand-up and hosting roles as herself. Her book Strain Your Gherkins by Ethel Chop was published through Penguin (now an ebook) and she has many TV credits including The Panel, Kath and Kim, The Librarians, The Games, Whatever Happened To That Guy, Micaleff Tonight, Headliners, Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey, Judith Lucy Is All Woman, Please Like Me, Utopia, Get Krack'n, and The Edge of the Bush. She wrote and performed weekly radio spots as Ethel Chop on Triple J and Austereo’s Australia-wide network for over 13 years.
Comedy
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Andrea Powell
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