Women in Comedy Festival

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Country and Region United StatesMassachusetts
Type of Festival Comedy
Location of Festival Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Festival Contact Information

General Enquiries
Email: info@womenincomedyfestival.com
Submissions
Email: submissions@womenincomedyfestival.com

Festival Description

WICF brings together women and men from all walks of comedy: Improv, sketch, stand up, musical comedy, and storytelling. WICF gives Boston audiences a chance to see both local and nationally known comedians and attend our free headliner panels. Industry attends to scout terrific talent. Performers come for the opportunity to perform, network, and attend workshops and free panels.

Our goal is to close the gender gap in comedy. Our festival is open to show and workshop submissions from people of all genders, races, and religions. We accept applications from international performers as well, but are unable to pay for travel.

Festival Dates March 21 - 24, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.womenincomedyfestival.com

Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Rachel Dratch
  • Horatio Sanz
  • Upright Citizens Brigade
  • Maria Bamford
  • Erin Foley
  • Kelly MacFarland
Workshops 2013:
  • There is an incredible line-up of workshops this year that focus on improv, stand-up, sketch, screen writing, and more. Whether you’re looking for a basic or advanced class, there’s something there for you. These workshops are run by WICF top talent and are open to the public:
    • Freedom, Power, Responsibility - Rachel Klein
    • ImprovE - Dee Ryan
    • Warm-Up Comedy Workshop - Dena Blizzard
    • Punching Yourself Up: Stage Writing for the Consummate Comic - Lindsay Gonzales
    • The Tao of Comedy - Bobbie Oliver
    • Writing the Solo Show - Daivid Mogolov
    • How the Brits do It - Lynne Parker
    • Write Now: Writing Even if You’re Not Ready
    • KROMPF: Strip the Game and Make It Broad - Amey Goerlich
    • Summon the Devil and Connect with Friends
    • Jump on the Bomb - Megan Gray
    • What’s Your Story - Giulia Rozzi
    • Character Powerhouse - Rebecca Sohn
    • Protecting Your Work: Copyright, Defamation and Right of Publicity - Lindsay LaVine

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Social networks:
  • Facebook
    http://www.facebook.com/womenincomedyfestival
  • Twitter
    https://twitter.com/#!/WICF
  • YouTube
    http://www.youtube.com/user/WomenInComedy

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Practical Info:

Submissions 2013:
  • Deadline is December 7, 2012
  • For details visit
    http://www.womenincomedyfestival.com/apply

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