Calendar

Aug
24
Sat
The Writers Room (for int/adv level sketch comedy writers) @ Impact Hub Honolulu
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

In this workshop, we will go over different types of collaborative brainstorming as well as the steps that it takes to write a great comedy sketch. Along with these ideas we will also be talking about format and themes found within sketch comedy. Participants should come prepared with a notebook and pen/pencil, a laptop or tablet.

This class is 4 hours long.

Prerequisite:

Must have some experience in sketch writing

Class Date:

Saturday, August 24th

Class Times:

11am – 3pm

Class Cost:

$55 (4 hours of instruction)

Class Location:

Impact Hub in Kakaako
1050 Queen St suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814 (across from Whole Foods)

Parking:

Metered, street, parking at a nearby free structure is at your own risk

Instructor:

Zach Olsen
*instructor is subject to change without notice

About The Instructor:

Zach is an improvisor, writer, and musician from Orange County, California. He performs regularly at the UCB Theatre in LA, including the shows Better Movies w/ “Tommy Wiseau” and Nihongo Dake Presents: No Subtitles. He is a member of the improvised murder mystery team Murder Murder. He is also the co-host of the podcast Baywatch Watch on Campfire Media. His band The Taint recently played a mini-tour in Tokyo. Follow Zach on Instagram: @realzacholsen

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Oct
17
Thu
Live from Honolulu: The Musical! @ Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A night of original hilarious musicals written by aspiring Honolulu artists! If you like musicals and laughing…this show was created just for YOU!

Musicals:

Plate Lunch: The Musical, 180 Degrees, Colonize Me

Writers:

Brandon Caban, Susan Hawes, Sean Choo

Mentor:

Fiona Landers

Cast:

Anette A., Alston A., Arinex A., Henry H., Adrian K., Lisa K., Stacey P., Ixchel S., Jose V.

Special Musical Comedy Performance By:

BOYZ II BADD

Musical Director:

Sean Choo

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art

Address:

900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward & Victoria)

Time:

7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Cost:

$25

Oct
18
Fri
Two Scoops Funny @ Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival continues with a variety show featuring a mixed plate of local comedians, musicians, and all around fun people. This MADE IN HONOLULU show will feature live sketch comedy, original comedic videos, live music and more!

Musical Improv By:

Oil in the Alley

Improv By:

The Taro Patch Kids

Featured Videos By:

Rap Reiplinger, Jeff Orig, Anthony Silano

Special Live Appearance By:

The Cast of “Waikiki P.D.”

Special Guest Stand Up:

JR De Guzman (Netflix, Comedy Central)

Live Sketches By:

Trevor D.

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art

Address:

900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward & Victoria)

Time:

7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Cost:

$25