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Comedy and Humour for Wellbeing

Course Description

Feeling down? Fed Up? Do you need to look at life in a lighter way?
Change your mood and perspective with comedy and humour.
If you are in need of a mental boost the power of humour and comedy is transformational. In this fun workshop you will raise your spirits with fun impro exercises and learn how to turn life experiences to humour. This will help develop confidence, discover your funny bones and make people laugh.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

The course has no specific requirements and offers individuals the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities based around comedy, humour & improvisation to support individual wellbeing. You will also be expected to complete an Individual Learning Plan to help support your progress.

Course Content

Feeling down? Fed Up? Do you need to look at life in a lighter way?
Change your mood and perspective with comedy and humour.
If you are in need of a mental boost the power of humour and comedy is transformational. In this fun workshop you will raise your spirits with fun impro exercises and learn how to turn life experiences to humour. This will help develop confidence, discover your funny bones and make people laugh.

Course Content

The course will focus upon individual wellbeing in the context of a variety of activities based around comedy, humour & improvisation . The course aims to help individuals develop confidence and well-being through the medium of comedy and humour. Please note: although you will be introduced to all the above over 5-weeks, typically, courses are developmental over the whole year. If you sign up for all six 5 week courses at the start of the academic year e.g. August/September you will be entitled to the early bird discount.

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will learn through, practical activities, group exercises and peer assessment, listening and analysis, demonstration and discussion, use of supporting online materials, individual practice, use of ILT and continuous assessment. There is no homework associated with the sessions but please do discuss extension activities with your tutor.

Assessment

You will be continually assessed through your practical activities and will receive feedback in a variety of ways e.g. peer assessment, verbal and written feedback from your teacher.

Next Steps and Progression

Upon successful completion of the course, you may be able to progress to other WMC performing arts or creative arts classes.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat, phone on 020 7255 4700 or email learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk.

Additional Learning Support

This course is not eligible for Additional Learning Support (ALS), however teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs.??Reasonable adjustments including assistive equipment and also access support can be made available through our Disability Officer.? Digital learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers and employability advice and guidance is also available to all learners.?

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support for some course fees. You may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
CAMDEN
44 Crowndale Road
NW1 1TR
Tel: 020 7255 4700
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk
KENTISH TOWN
7 Leighton Place
NW5 2QL
Tel: 020 7241 8572
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk