The 2-days comedy writing workshop, supported by SWA, was postponed dueto unforeseen circumstances. This workshop will now take place on 10-11 March2018 (with a special 20% discount for SWA members).

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About the workshop:

‘How to Write a Comedy Script?’ -A Workshop by Anuvab Pal (supported by SWA)

William Shakespeare once said,comedy is tragedy plus time. But is it really that simple? What makes a sceneor a script inherently comic? Is it tone, content, situation, absurdity, theopposite of what would happen in regular life, all of these or none of these?

The workshop:

In a 2-day workshop, Anuvab Paltakes you through writing and building the structure of comedy scripts,focusing on how to write a comic scene, and the tools required/ differences toestablish in building a comedy story as opposed to any other genre. Ultimately,as someone said, funny is funny, but in the age of stand up comedy that’s veryfashionable in India today, can this be taught? Or is it just instinct? What’sthe difference between writing characters and doing stand-up? Is being funnythe same as writing funny? Come find out.

The mentor:

Anuvab Pal according to The TimesOf India is one of India’s top 10 comedians and according to the NY Times,India’s Most Intelligent Stand-Up. He began his career at The Comedy Store (nowCanvas Laugh Club) in 2010 and has done sold out shows in 30 Indian cities and11 countries around the world. His stand up special Alive At 40 is now onAmazon Prime. He is the screenwriter of the comedy films Loins Of PunjabPresents and The President Is Coming. His latest comedy series Going Viral isnow streaming on Amazon Prime.

Date and Time:

10 & 11 March, 2018

10:30 AM – 5:30 PM (both days)


INR 5,000/- per person for theentire duration of the workshop.

(The price is inclusive of alltaxes and lunch for both days)

Discounted Price for SWA members:INR 4,000/-


The Bombay Art Society, 2 Floor,Opp. Hotel Rangsharda, Reclamation, Bandra West. Mumbai – 50

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