The headliner for the night showcase occasion might be revealed shortly.
Brown Sauce, the main London-based month-to-month comedy membership for South Asian comedy, is happy to announce its partnership with Tara Theatre for an unique comedy lab and showcase occasion: The inaugural Comedy Lab might be on Friday twenty ninth September, as a part of the brand-new Tara Specials sequence. This collaboration goals to offer a novel alternative for brand new South Asian unsigned comedy lovers and performers to showcase their expertise and join with like-minded people.
The Comedy Lab provides aspiring comedians the prospect to take part in a free one-day workshop in London, the place they’ll obtain knowledgeable steering from comedy professionals, honing their stand-up expertise and increasing their comedic repertoire. This unique workshop will culminate in a ticketed showcase occasion, the place individuals could have the unimaginable alternative to carry out as much as a 5-minute routine alongside a high headliner.
“Beginning out within the comedy world isn’t straightforward, however with this partnership, we search to alter that by creating extra areas for the South Asian Group,” says Sharlin Jahan, Founding father of Brown Sauce. “The Comedy Lab is a implausible likelihood for rising South Asian comedians to shine and be a part of a supportive group.”
Producing work and offering an area for artists to develop for 4 a long time, Tara Theatre is the UK’s oldest world majority-led theatre firm. Exploring the world by way of a South Asian lens and fostering the expansion and exploration of artistic expression, Tara Theatre has been a steadfast supporter of South Asian performers, writers, administrators, musicians, and choreographers. Main the way in which with its dedication to progressive and politically charged theatre whereas offering a nurturing surroundings for brand new and rising artists, Tara Theatre’s CEO and Creative Director Abdul Shayek says: “Comedy has been such a vital a part of the diaspora. It’s a manner for us to inform our story and snicker at ourselves. Moreover, comedy permits us to level out the contradictions and challenges of institutional racism that sit on the coronary heart of how the South Asian group has been handled”. Shayek continues “Comedy appears to be an integral a part of how the diaspora join with one another. This is the reason we should assist the following technology of South Asian comedians”.
Tara Theatre’s Senior Producer Neena Shea feedback “We needed to create a house the place South Asian rising stars and rising comedians can meet different artists and assist one another.”
Restricted spots can be found for The Comedy Lab, and aspiring comedians are inspired to use earlier than the deadline of August eleventh, 2023. Profitable candidates might be notified by August twenty eighth, and the workshop and showcase will happen on September twenty ninth. Eligibility standards embrace being of South Asian background and having 0-2 years of expertise on the comedy scene.
The headliner for the night showcase occasion might be revealed shortly, with tickets for the occasion now on sale right here: https://taratheatre.com/whats-on/tara-specials-brown-sauce-comedy-lab/
To use for the workshop and safe your likelihood to be a part of the showcase occasion, please go to: https://taratheatre.com/information/tara-theatre-partner-with-brown-sauce-comedy-lab/