There are many comedy and comic festivals held around the world every year. You can look for the schedule and make it one of your bucket list to attend to. Having fun in Irish comedy, bola 88 and comic festival is a great plan you can have for this summer vacation. It is even better if you plan to submit to be selected as one of the performers in the festival. It would be such a great experience if you can directly involve in the festival and not only watch the performances delivered by famous comedians and stand-up comics. One of the best festivals is The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Many famous comedians were born through this festival, including some Irish comedians and stand-up comics.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe
This is actually one of the biggest festivals internationally. This festival is held annually around August in The United Kingdom. It has been a staple since 1947. However, this festival is not only hosted comedy performances. There are various shows hosted in this festival every year. Therefore, you can enjoy various performance in different genre aside from comedy. The best thing about this festival is that you can participate in the training camp. It is like a program where you can learn how to deliver comedy performance professionally. Thus, you will get to learn how to put on your own show. You also have chance to perform for sometimes 30 days straight. Another best thing is that you can pick up guest spots on other shows.
During The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the best performers from around the world attend to just enjoy other shows or deliver the performance themselves. The most recent American performers attended this festival include Alex Edelman, Liz Miele, Janeane Garofalo, Carmen Lynch, and Sean Patton. This festival is held in Edinburgh, Scotland. Even if you are not from the U.K, the festival is worth travelling for.
If you want to deliver your own show in the festival, you need to submit first. You have to find the venue and just go on your own to find a management company or production that can sponsor your show. It sounds a little intimidating to perform your own show in such a huge festival. However, there are many things you get to learn and experience so it is totally worth trying for. So choose how to enjoy Irish comedy and comic festival whether to be the audience or the performer.