New Zealand Comedy Trust Presents
It’s an age-old question in comedy – how do performers manage to hone their works before embarking on their seasons during the NZ International Comedy Festival? Like fixing Rachel Hunter’s spilt ends, it doesn’t happen overnight.
So in the name of exploring comedy frontiers, comedians will test
their works on human guinea pigs with Comedy Lab. This is a chance for
audiences to get a sneak peek into how the beast is formed.
For the comics, it’s a chance to test what flies and what dies on live
humans that who aren’t their flatmates (that’s you, faithful comedy
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Einstein’s play scientist to all manner of on-stage experiments with the
aim of honing and refining material in time for the Festival beginning
Lab worker requirements include: an ability to laugh, finely tuned
comedy ears, an enjoyment of comedic dissection, Bunsen Burner safety
knowledge and basic writing skills that result in legible feedback to
the jokesters themselves.
No cute and fluffy animals will be harmed for scientific reasons. Audiences on the other hand…