Our beginner’s course teaches students the fundamentals of writing and performing stand-up comedy - the methods of generating original material using unique aspects of your life, understanding concepts in formulating structured jokes and learning proper stage performance techniques. No previous experience required. A great class for those looking to add a little humor into their life while getting a hands-on insider's view into the world of professional stand-up comedy.
Generating material using life experiences
Brainstorming techniques and exercises
Understanding comedic personas
Overcoming stage fright & anxiety
Building a unique five minute stand-up routine
Learning basic joke structure concepts
Connecting with an audience using body language
Visualization & memorization techniques
The 6th week you perform in front of a live crowd at IMPROV!