Improv and Sketch Writing Workshop with KIDS IN THE HALL’s Kevin McDonald


Sep 16 2017 - 10:00am

Acadiana Center for the Arts

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Silverbacks Improv Theatre in partnership with Acadiana Center for the Arts is proud to welcome Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall fame to Lafayette to teach a day-long workshop in Improv and Sketch Comedy.

Quick Details:

  • Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • Workshop begins at 10am and concludes with a performance at 7:30pm
  • Acadiana Center for the Arts – 101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501
  • $180 per workshop participant.

(Public show at 7:30—$20; tickets available at


Actors, comedians and complete novices will have a unique opportunity to study Improv and Sketch comedy with Kevin McDonald of the legendary comedy group, KIDS IN THE HALL. The Kids in the Hall is a Canadian sketch comedy group whose eponymous television show ran from 1989 to 1995 on CBC in Canada, and CBS, HBO, and Comedy Central in the United States.

In this day-long workshop, Mr. McDonald will teach students the Kids in the Hall method of writing sketches through improvisation.

By the end of the day, students will have created brand new comedy sketches ready to be performed for the public at the Acadiana Center for the Arts that evening. The evening show will include the students performing sketch comedy, a stand-up performance by Kevin McDonald, and an improv set with Mr. McDonald and Lafayette’s own Silverbacks Improv Theatre!

Workshop sales are closed online for more information contact [email protected]


About Silverbacks:

Silverbacks Improv Theatre (Lafayette, LA) mixes special improvised brews for audiences across the U.S. Favorite improv creations include Film Noirs, 90's Sitcoms, and Sci-Fi's. The Silverbacks are always energetic, nerd-tastic, and not afraid of costumes. The Silverbacks consists of members who have trained and performed in places as far as Mississippi, Texas, Illinois, California, and D.C. with a combined total of over 75 years of improv experience. Silverbacks Improv Theatre performs monthly at Theatre 810 and produces Improv Night at Downtown Lafayette’s 2nd Saturday Art Walk at Cité des Arts. More information can be found at The Silverbacks are also available for classes, workshops, corporate training, and tailored experiences.

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