Be entertained, enlightened and learn to laugh at yourself as international comedian Gid Pool teaches you stand-up comedy formulas and routines. Emphasis will be on using your own experiences to find the funny! Maximum 10 students. Final class is a tech rehearsal from noon to 2:30 p.m. Class culminates in a performance on Nov. 11, 2019 .
Gid Pool is our stand-up comedy instructor. For the past ten years he has been teaching comedy on a major cruise line and is now bringing his expertise to land. His personal story of re-imaging his life at age 61 to follow his dream of becoming a stand-up comedian has been featured on the Today Show and in the Wall Street Journal. Three books have been written about his comedy, including one by previous Today Show host and current CBS Sunday Morning host Jane Pauley. She said of Gid, “He could be the Pied Piper of the Baby Boomer generation.”
Gid’s a winner at the Branson Comedy Festival and the California Comedy Conference and has performed at the world’s largest comedy festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. While there he was judged “Best of the Night.” He has also appeared at the AARP National Convention in New Orleans.