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on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 starting at 08:30

Sketchy & Fesso’s Crash Course in Vaudeville: Level 2

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Where: The Toronto School of Burlesque,
160 Spadina Ave, UPSTAIRS, Toronto, Ontario M5T

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A continuation of the Crash Course that focuses on performing, writing and refining an act or ”turn”.
Prerequisites: You do not have to have completed Crash Course Level 1 but some performance experience and an act that you want to work on would be very useful for Level 2.

Jan 17th - Feb 28th (Wednesday Nights nights ) 8:30-10:30 PM
Only 12 spots available, book yours now!
NEW LOCATION - Toronto School of Burlesque, 160 Spadina (at Queen St, upstairs beside McDonalds)

This 7 week course focuses on the skills required to build vaudeville act. Each week is split between a mini performance enhancing workshop and working on each student’s performance piece. The skills learned in this class prepare the performer for writing many pieces for the stage. Expand your performance toolbox, build on your comedic repertoire, and kill on stage.

Mini workshops by the week:
Week 1 - Performance exercises
Week 2 - Character development
Week 3 - Narrative
Week 4 - Raising the stakes
Week 5 - Audience interaction
Week 6 - Writing and staging

All 7 weeks for only $250

To register send an email to
with your name, email and phone number.

About the Profs:

This class will feature just Sketchy.

Dave McKay AKA Sketchy the Clown is a clown, comedic actor, director and producer. Dave is a co-producer of the Toronto Festival of Clowns and the Lunacy Cabaret. He has played comedic characters in film, TV and theatre productions. His directing experience includes the cross-Canada touring Miss April Day�s School for Burgeoning Young Strippers, Primal Broads and Omie Finds His Way. Dave is a graduate of the Second City Training Centre�s Conservatory program as well as having studied clown with Michael Kennard, bouffon with Adam Lazarus and character-based narrative with Ian Ferguson.
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