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Josh Telson

Co-Director, Instructor
Josh Telson

Josh Telson is a comedian and filmmaker living in Berlin, Germany by way of New York City. As a filmmaker he has produced, shot and directed countless short films, documentaries and sketches.

He is a founding member of GLB and a former member of ComedySportz Berlin, two of the most popular improv groups in Berlin. He co-founded Berlin’s first Harold group “The Improv Amt” and co-produced one of Berlin’s earliest and most popular monthly English-language comedy shows “Post Humor”, which ran from 2012 to 2013 and featured original sketches, video, and long form improv. As a stand up comedian, he performs regularly all over Berlin and Germany, and back in New York City whenever he can.

He is a co-creator of Tatort auf Englisch and the podcasts “piffle!” and Temperature Check (both now in the everlasting podcast graveyard), and has taught improv with ComedySportz, Hive Improv and at comedy festivals across Europe. He is a co-founder of The CCB Training School, together with his brother Noah, which they created as a way to bring their love of long form improv and sketch comedy to as many people as possible.

You can see Josh on stage every month at Comedy Café Berlin, performing with GLB, SNEAK PREVIEW (improvised movie), The Late-ish Show, The Free Show and many others.

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Upcoming Courses & Workshops:

August 2022

Game of the Scene

Tuesdays, August 23rd - October 11th (8 Classes)
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Comedy Café Berlin, Roseggerstr. 17
Berlin, 12059 Germany
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Game of the Scene

In this course, we introduce students to the concept of ‘the Game of the Scene’, a funny pattern that is explored and heightened to maximum effect. A core part of the North American approach to improv, Game is a pillar of our philosophy of comedic improv. Students will learn to build solid scene platforms, identify […]

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