Poppy Champlin is a nationally known comedian and RI native. She has appeared on Oprah, Showtime, Comedy Central, Joan Rivers and LOGO. Poppy is ready to share her extensive comedy knowledge with you. “The best way to learn is to do, so DO it!”
Her stand-up pedigree is flawless; from her latest SHOWTIME SPECIAL: PRIDE, and LOGO SPECIAL: ONE NIGHT STAND-UP, to Oprah Winfrey, and a featured story on Entertainment Tonight, a winner on The Joan Rivers Show, and a panel guest on Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. She is also a favorite on Atlantis and Olivia cruises. Poppy has opened for such comics as Ray Romano, Denis Leary, Bill Maher, Bill Hicks and Rosie ODonnell. Her club appearances are many.
Classes start on August 9th at 7:00 P.M at the Courthouse Center for the Arts. There will be 6 classes total, held on (mostly) Tuesdays (8/9, 8/16, 8/30, 9/1 (thurs), 9/6, 9/13) With a show by Poppy Champlin on 9/17. Students will be given an opportunity to perform a 5 minute monologue for a show on September 17, 2016.