Comedy Coop

What is Comedy Coop?

Welcome to Comedy Coop, where birds of a feather laugh together! Comedy Coop is an online comedy school for women. We offer classes for all levels of experience – from comedy-curious beginners who’ve never been in a comedy class, to more experienced students eager to enhance their skills.

Hatched by comedy professionals, Christel Bartelse, Anne Fenn and Melody Johnson, Comedy Coop is a unique training ground for women (including female-identifying/non-binary students) to explore their passion for comedy and get their comedic voices heard.

Comedy Coop has a diverse roster of talented guest instructors and celebrated speakers plucked from the world of comedy. We offer a variety of single, one-off classes and longer, multi-week courses throughout the year.

Why Comedy Coop?

With 45+ years’ combined teaching experience, we’ve observed that some of our comedy students who identify as female feel more comfortable in an all-female environment. And because comedy involves a fair amount of risk-taking and putting yourself out there, it can be intimidating, especially in the vulnerable creation/hatching phase.

Which brings us to our favourite new word: Henergy (we made it up). Henergy is that incomparable feeling you get when you’re hanging out with a group of women, having a really good time. Henergy is what we hope you’ll experience at Comedy Coop as you learn, create and laugh.

There’s never been a better time for women in comedy. Whether you’re comedy-curious, looking for inspiration, or ready to take your skills to the next level, we hope you’ll hurry and sign up before the Supreme Court makes it illegal.

What is Comedy Coop?

Welcome to Comedy Coop, where birds of a feather laugh together! Comedy Coop is an online comedy school for women. We offer classes for all levels of experience – from comedy-curious beginners who’ve never been in a comedy class, to more experienced students eager to enhance their skills.

Hatched by comedy professionals, Christel Bartelse, Anne Fenn and Melody Johnson, Comedy Coop is a unique training ground for women (including female-identifying/non-binary students) to explore their passion for comedy and get their comedic voices heard.

Comedy Coop has a diverse roster of talented guest instructors and celebrated speakers plucked from the world of comedy. We offer a variety of single, one-off classes and longer, multi-week courses throughout the year.

Why Comedy Coop?

With 45+ years’ combined teaching experience, we’ve observed that some of our comedy students who identify as female feel more comfortable in an all-female environment. And because comedy involves a fair amount of risk-taking and putting yourself out there, it can be intimidating, especially in the vulnerable creation/hatching phase.

Which brings us to our favourite new word: Henergy (we made it up). Henergy is that incomparable feeling you get when you’re hanging out with a group of women, having a really good time. Henergy is what we hope you’ll experience at Comedy Coop as you learn, create and laugh.

There’s never been a better time for women in comedy. Whether you’re comedy-curious, looking for inspiration, or ready to take your skills to the next level, we hope you’ll hurry and sign up before the Supreme Court makes it illegal.

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