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HaHaHealing Through Comedy

  • From 1 US dollar
  • Metropolitan Avenue Southeast

Class Description

Instructor: Val Goren 6/15 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Pay-what-you-can HaHaHealing Through Comedy: A Workshop for Survivors & Allies. Empower yourself through laughter with local female comics! Join us for a unique, transformational workshop led by hilarious stand-up comedian Valerie Goren and her fellow funny women. This workshop is designed for survivors of domestic violence and their friends, offering a safe space to heal, connect, and discover the power of laughter. In this workshop, you will: -Learn the basics of stand-up comedy from experienced professionals. -Develop your comedic voice and writing skills. -Craft and share jokes in a supportive, empowering environment. (Jokes don't have to be about domestic violence!) -Bond with other survivors and friends through artistic expression. -Find healing and reclaim your power through laughter. -No prior experience is necessary! This workshop operates on a donation-based, pay-what-you-can model, making it accessible to all -------------------------------------------------------------------------- *I get questions from people who experienced verbal abuse from a child or parent. Yes, you are included.* "Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting... Domestic violence can also involve violence against children, parents, or the elderly. It takes a number of forms, including physical, verbal, emotional, economic, religious, reproductive, and sexual abuse." Please consider making a donation to the Women’s Resource Center. You can visit their website a or donate via Paypal at About Metropolitan Studios: Drenched with 110 years of charm, Metropolitan Studios Arts & Movement Community is an affordable creative space in the heart of Atlanta’s East Atlanta Village. We are an event venue, community gathering space, and Atlanta, Georgia’s Burlesque & Cabaret House, home to the Atlanta School of Burlesque and the award-winning Candybox Revue burlesque entertainment troupe. We’re proud to be queer women-owned and are grateful that you choose to make magic with us! From burlesque classes and movement classes, live burlesque shows in Georgia and private events like weddings and shows, to creativity and community, #magicshithappenshere!

Upcoming Classes

Cancellation Policy

You must notify Metropolitan Studios at least 3 hours before class starts, or class will be deducted from your account and considered “used” even though you were not present.

Contact Details

  • Metropolitan Studios, Inc., Metropolitan Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, USA


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