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"Seriously Funny" - A Workshop with The Comedy School

15 May 2024
6:00pm - 9:00pm BST

Are you ready to revolutionise the way you approach business challenges? Join us for a one of a kind workshop where you will learn how to unleash your inner comedian, boost your communication skills and learn how comedy improvisation can enhance the world of business.

Join us, along with with the fantastic Luke Sorba from The Comedy School, for a fun, interactive and unforgettable workshop where you’ll learn how to use comedy techniques to engage and captivate your audience.  By creating a workplace culture that values and encourages laughter, you can foster a more engaging, connected, and productive environment for everyone involved.  From exploring authenticity and personas, to overcoming common fears and developing motivation and confidence, this workshop has something for everyone. Plus, you’ll get the chance to practice your newfound skills in a supportive and safe environment with your fellow attendees.

The Benefits

  • By learning comedy techniques for effective communication, you’ll be able to convey your ideas and engage your audience, trying to win over new partners or clients.
  • By exploring how to craft authentic and engaging stories, you’ll be able to better capture the attention and interest of your audience. This can be particularly useful for businesses trying to engage potential customers or partners.
  • The workshop will cover strategies for building confidence and overcoming common fears, which can help you feel more comfortable and assured when speaking to new audiences or partners.
  • The workshop will provide a supportive and safe environment for attendees to practice their new skills, provide motivation and confidence-building, especially when you may be asked to present at client meetings, pitch, partnership meetings, celebration events, dinner speeches and many others.

Overall, participants can expect to come away from the workshop with improved communication skills, enhanced confidence, and practical tools for engaging and inspiring their audience in any setting.


About Luke Sorba

Luke Sorba is an improviser, writer, actor and expert facilitator with three decades of international experience in comedy, performing all over the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa and the Caribbean as well as at the National Theatre and The Globe in London. For BBC Radio 4 he hosted the improvised comedy panel game You Asked for It, wrote and starred in the sitcom The World as We Know It, and co-wrote and starred in two seasons of Losers. On BBC 1 he performed in four seasons of Confessions, starred in two season of children’s sitcom Monster TV and was a regular in Richard Hammond’s Secret Service. He also wrote for the BBC TV sitcom Mad About Alice and was in Brass Eye on Channel 4. 

Luke has devised multiple improvisation shows recently including The Improvasprint, and Props & Costumes as well as his online show Unmute. He has guested with The Comedy Store Players and with Paul Merton’s Impro Chums and he currently hosts the podcast The Movies that Made Me. 

As a workshop facilitator and teacher Luke has travelled from Dublin to Dubai, Miami to Munich, Malaga to Helsinki, Bangkok to Beirut. Clients have varied from RADA and 20th Century Fox, Barclays Bank and Google, EE and Microsoft, WPP and Dentsu as well as widely across the public sector including schools, universities, NHS, DCMS, and the Ministry of Justice. 



6:00pm - 6:30pm: Registration, networking & nibbles
6:30pm - 8:00pm: Workshop hosted by Luke Sorba
8:00pm - 9.30pm: Drinks, canapes and networking


Tickets cost £35 for Individual Members and Corporate Members.  Guest of Member tickets are £55.


Cancellation Policy

For tickets cancelled no later than 7 days in advance of the event we are able to provide a full refund of the ticket fee. For any tickets cancelled later than 7 days in advance of the event, a refund can only be given should the ticket be re-sold to the waiting list. 


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15 May 2024
6:00pm - 9:00pm BST

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