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WestportWRITES: Stand Up Comedy and Humorous Storytelling

Sun, June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT


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Award-winning comedian Mina Hartong ( Joe’s Pub, Olivia Travel, Lincoln Center Director’s Lab) offers a two-part writer’s workshop on how to write comedy and humor into your storytelling and work. Join us to learn about set ups, flow, exposition, and joke structure while finding the joy and humor in life’s challenging moments.

Absolutely no experience necessary!

This class is limited to 15 students. **Participants must commit to both workshops to attend.**


Mina Hartong's 30-year career has taken her from public school classrooms in New York City to Tanzania, East Africa, to Theater Programs for the Incarcerated in Connecticut. She is known for hosting galas and fundraisers including Silver Hill Hospital at Cipriani’s in New York City. When she is not in the classroom, Mina performs stand-up comedy on national stages and has toured three solo shows internationally. She is a graduate of Smith College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education as well as a Jerome Grant Recipient and Member of the Lincoln Center Director's Lab.

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Sun, June 9
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Westport Library Board Room
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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