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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 19:30

Comedy in China: Insights from a Crosstalk Performer

Jesse Appell, comedian and founder of the US-China Comedy Center

Embassy of Turkey
9 Sanlitun Dong Wu Jie

土耳其大使馆 三里屯东五街9号

BIS events are open to foreign passport holders only.
All BIS events are off-the-record.
Photography, filming and recording are not permitted.

Non-members welcome for a single lecture fee of RMB 60;
students with valid ID RMB 30. 

Membership desk open 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm lecture,
no reservations necessary.

For inquiries on the day of the event, from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, please call 1324 151 4978.

Come laugh and learn with Jesse Appell, practitioner of the Chinese comedic art form of 'crosstalk'. In 2012, Jesse arrived in Beijing and apprenticed to a Chinese comedy master teacher, and has now spent five years performing all types of Chinese comedy. Do you want to know what he found out?

Jesse Appell has performed Chinese language comedy on tours around China and the world, TV and cruise ships. He is the founder of the US-China Comedy Center, whose goal is to bring together China and the world through laughter.