The Theatrical Journalist

Improv, Comedy, Women, Melbourne and everything in between.

20 Somethings: Aspirations, awkwardness, the dreamers and the workers

I recently wrote a profile for David Berezin’s blog about aspirational 20 Somethings.
Check out the full thing here!

20somethings Blog

IMG_3681This post was written by Hayley, who aspires to work in television:

People underestimate the depth involved in humour.

There is an assumption that comedians and humorists are light-hearted people, when they’re actually the opposite — whether they’ve been dealt a rough hand in life or not.

To be a good writer is to be observant. An observant comic writer must see things, take them in, contemplate the incentives and the structure of why something happens, and then translate it to an audience to make them laugh because “it’s funny ’cause it’s true!”

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