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Endemol Shine Boomdog Kicks Off Spanish-language Comedy Bootcamp with Ucb (Exclusive)

In an unprecedented move for both entities, Mexico-based Endemol Shine Boomdog is teaming up with improv and sketch comedy theater group Upright Citizens Brigade (Ucb) to form a Spanish-language comedy boot camp in Mexico City.

The initiative is aimed at creating the latest generation of Spanish-language comedy talent in front of and behind the camera to serve the ever-expanding Hispanic market. The immediate goal is to cultivate both writers and performers to participate in an untitled sketch comedy show.

“This unique partnership with Upright Citizens Brigade is truly exciting for all of us at Endemol Shine Boomdog,” said Alejandro Rincon, CEO, Endemol Shine Boomdog. “We are looking to identify and help launch the careers of the next wave of Spanish comedy talent in both Mexico and the U.S. and we couldn’t imagine having a better partner to do so.”

“Alejandro [Rincon] and I are great comedy fans,” said Flavio Morales,

See full article on Variety