Dubomedy Arts School presents Fall Term Courses and Classes


Dubomedy Arts School proudly presents their Fall Term beginning September 20, 2011. Please see the detailed schedule below. For more info about classes, fees and our highly qualified team of teachers feel free to email:  LOL@vivadubai.com LOL@vivadubai.com.

All classes will end with a final performance as part of the 2nd Annual Dubomedy Performing Arts Festival! The first open registration will be this Saturday, Sept 10 in the DUCTAC Lobby from 2-3pm. Places fill up fast, please RSVP right away!



Full 8 Week Programs with added coaching and final performance

SATURDAYS at DUCTAC: September 24 – November 30, 2011. Please note students will have off for EID holiday.

  • 9:30-10:30am- Kids Tap Dance (ages 6-9)- AED 565
  • 10:30-11:30am- Kids Comedy & Circus Club!! (ages 6-10)- AED 585
  • 11:30-12:30pm- NYC Tap & Body Beats- Level 1- Adults and Teens- AED
  • 12:30-1:30pm- NYC Tap & Body Beats- Level 2- Adults and Teens- AED
  • 3:30-4:30pm- NYC Tap & Body Beats- Level 3- Adults and Teens- AED 850
  • 1:30-3:00pm- Comedy 101: Beginning Stand Up & Improv- Adults Only-
    AED 1000
  • 3:00-4:15pm- The Graduates 102: Stand Up Coaching- Adults Only- AED


‘Learn to Speak Emirati’- 10 Week Course. This course will teach you all the basics of speaking the Emirati dialect as well as information about the local culture and traditions. Following level 1 students can then move up to level 2 to continue their Arabic studies.

  • Beginning September 20, 2011
  • Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30pm – Learn to Speak Emirati for Beginners – AED 1500


“From the Page to the Stage”- 9 week course. This fantastic course returns for Season 3 with an exciting new line-up of published writers, poets, professors and guest directors! This course focuses on writing for performance, spoken word, poetry, scripting and much more. Students will end this course with a final public reading as part of the Dubomedy International Performing Arts Festival. Nicholas Karavatos (AUS Professor, USA Published Poet & Writer, Screenwriter), Dedra Stevenson (Author of The Hakima’s Tale: The Revenge of the Blue Jinni & The Hakima’s Tale: The Rise of the Warrior), Michelle Nickelson (Film Producer, worked at Warner Bros Studio, Co-Founder of Women in Film and Television, UAE), Hind Shoufani (NYU Graduate, Film Maker & Poeticians Creator), Nina Hein (Columbia University Graduate, Directed for Dubai Drama Group & Backstage), Jamal Iqbal (Writer, Award Winning Advertising Professional), Mina Liccione (Broadway Veteran, MTV, MMC Graduate).

  • Beginning September 26
  • Mondays, 7:30-9:30pm- “From the Page to the Stage III”- AED 1500


The famed ‘Wednesday Night Improv’ Classes will resume on Wednesday, September28. This course is open to those who already have improv experience and have graduated from our Comedy 101 course. This high energy fun filled improv class is training for our Improv Revolution Professional Troupe! This course will end with a final all improv show as part of the Dubomedy International Performing Arts Festival. You not only take this class, you become a part of an on-going community of improvisers- creating, performing, surprising, laughing!

  • Beginning September 28
  • Wednesdays, 7:30-9:00pm- Wednesday Night Improv!- AED 1000


Sketch Comedy Acting for Television – 3 Day Intensive

Dates/Times: TBA

This intensive is for intermediate-advanced level students who have had prior acting experience. This is an on-camera class focusing on Sketch Comedy Acting, character development and performance. The students’ final filmed sketches will be aired on Sketch@ TV- the new HUB for Sketch Comedy in the Middle east.

For more information, please visit  www.dubomedy.com or email LOL@vivadubai.com LOL@vivadubai.com

REGISTRATION: Open registrations in the DUCTAC Lobby every Saturday in September from 2-3pm. To secure your place please send an e-mail to LOL@vivadubai.com LOL@vivadubai.com with your name, contact info and which class/es you will be attending. Space is limited.


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