Workshops & Seminars

If you would like more information or to schedule a corporate team building seminar or workshop call (403) 228-7888

Dynamic, practical & one-of-kind courses & corporate seminars on stand up comedy, public speaking & comedy writing. Course’s are held in a VERY supportive environment. FunnyFest Comedy Workshops include: ALL course support materials, comedy writing short cuts galore and video critiques. After the workshop you will perform comedy at a live performance in front of supportive people who want to see you succeed! The FunnyFest Comedy workshop has a 100% satisfaction rating.

FunnyFest Workshops & Seminars:

  1. 1 Night Introduction to the Secrets of Stand Up Comedy to improve your communication & presentation skills – 2 hours.
  2. 6 week Comedy Workshop – Normally Tuesdays or Wednesdays @ 7 pm to 9 pm (NOTE: Can be held anytime on any day), every week for 6 weeks —  The complete training & performance exercises on the SECRETS of STAND UP COMEDY
  3. 3 week Comedy Workshop @ 7 pm to 9 pm, on 1 day every week for 3 weeks —  The bullet points and exercises on the SECRETS of STAND UP COMEDY.
  4. WEEKEND Comedy Workshops. Intense and Fun! Learn everything about stand up comedy from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday & Sunday. You can perform 5 minutes or more of YOUR original comedy you will write & practice on the Sunday @ 6 pm “Workshop Showcase”.
  5. Book FunnyFest Comedy for your company TEAM BUILDING. FunnyFest will deliver an unique, fascinating, funny and knowledgeable Seminar or Workshop on:
    2. Laughter in the Workplace
    3. How to Write Comedy!

Learn from the pros through a hilarious and non-competitive Comedy Workshop! An opportunity to improve your comedy skills, your humour in the workplace skills and also become a stand up comic — FunnyFest would teach you the secrets of stand up comedy! This highly interactive, comedy workshop is perfect for any person interested in stand up comedy and/or applying proven stand up comedy techniques to your personal and business life. Stand up comedy is an art and science. Laughter is a gift and a useful tool. The FunnyFest workshop will make you think, work and improve. These universal principals you can apply in your business and everyday life. PLUS you will have NON-STOP fun while you learn!

Price includes: All materials, big laughs (6 week course includes a video of a practice show for each participant), Professional Graduation Showcase (with pro MC & Headliner), chance to compete in the FUNNYFEST TALENT SEARCH, industry referrals and Q & A. PLUS you receive tickets to a FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival Show AND the graduation show!

   SCHEDULE of FunnyFest Comedy Workshops Seminars:

A. Calgary – Weekend – February 1 AND February 2, 2020 – WEEKEND from 11 am – 4 pm. GRADUATION Showcase – Held on Sunday, FEBRUARY 2 @  5 pm.  Plus Fun Workshop Dress Rehearsal Show in classInvestment: $389 (Includes ALL support materials; $100 in tickets to the Graduation; $300 in tickets to FUNNYFEST Comedy shows; Performance Video).  

B. Calgary – WEEKLY – FEBRUARY 19 to April 1, 2020 – Every WEDNESDAY for 6 weeks from 7 – 9 pm. GRADUATION – Held on a Saturday TBD by class vote. 
Investment: $389 (Includes ALL support materials; $100 in tickets to the Graduation; $300 in tickets to FunnyFest Comedy shows; Performance Video).

C. Calgary – WEEKLY – MARCH 12 to APRIL 16, 2020 – Every THURSDAY for 6 weeks from 7 – 9 pm. GRADUATION – Held on a Saturday TBD by class vote. 
Investment: $489 (Includes ALL support materials; $100 in tickets to the Graduation; $300 in tickets to FunnyFest Comedy shows; Performance Video).



D. Calgary – SECRETS of STAND UP COMEDY Seminar” SATURDAY, MARCH 14 4 pm to 5 pm AND You receive 1 FREE ticket to the FunnyFest Comedy Workshop Graduation SHOW” (Featuring 2 pro comics AND 7 Up & Coming Comedians from around North America, presented by 19th Annual FUNNYFEST Calgary Comedy Festival Society5 pm doors / show 7 pm). This a very SPECIAL Interactive COMEDY Seminar. Stu takes the best elements from the Stand – Up Comedy Workshop to offer the incredible essentials. Plus you will be engage with several workshop elements!

It is pure awesome, funny and practical — All at the same time!

INSTRUCTOR & Impresario: STU HUGHES Professional Headline Stand Up Comic of 18 years. Clever, over – the – top and fast paced! Ride the roller coaster of funny with Stu.

VENUE: DOG & DUCK 5340 2 Street SW (free overnight parking)



  E. VANCOUVER, BC – Weekend – MARCH 7 to MARCH 8, 2020 – WEEKEND from 10 am – 3 pm. GRADUATION – Sunday, MARCH 8 @ 5 pm – Plus 1 headline comics to round out the evening. Investment: $589 – EARLY BIRD $489 (Includes ALL support materials; $100 in tickets to the Graduation; $300 in tickets to FUNNYFEST Comedy shows in lower mainland or Calgary; Performance Video).

If you register before FEBRUARY 23, 2020, you receive $100 off the VANCOUVER Comedy Workshop.

For further information please contact:

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