Funny Jews? TENT: Jewish Comedy Workshop

TENT: Comedy is October 18-25, 2014
 Apply for aweek-long seminar for rising performers, writers, and comedy fans, hosted by Silverlake Independent JCC in Los Angeles.

Immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops for anyone, ages 21 to 30, who’s curious about the connections between Jewishness and modern culture.If required, lodging will be provided; most meals will be provided. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from Los Angeles.For more information about this workshop, email

Participants will explore stand-up, improv, and sketch forms with comedians from the country’s leading comedy troupes, and meet with performers and writers working in film and television. In the evenings, you’ll attend comedy shows at premier venues, such as Largo, Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, and The Improv. In morning sessions, we’ll discuss theories of Jewish comedy from Sigmund Freud to Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, and view classic performances, from the dialect comedians of Vaudeville to the legendary performers of the Borsht Belt, radio, television, and the Internet.

Tent: Comedy will have an optional Simhat Torah celebration at IKARon October 17, 2014


 Deadline to apply is June 29, 2014 Apply Now

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