One of the most basic ways that a comedian can review their stand-up comedy act for performance improvement is to simply count the number of laughs generated each minute they are on stage.
All that is needed is a video or audio recording of the set you wish to review, along with some fingers and toes to count with.
I should mention that what I am about to share with you regarding laughs per minute is only a very rough, largely inaccurate performance gauge and just like with any stand-up comedy set, your performances will usually always vary to some degree relative to the audience size, seating, and attentiveness to your show. Read the rest of this entry
One thing I know about stand-up comedy beyond a shadow of a doubt is this:
Individuals who actually have comedy talent tend to struggle needlessly because of their own false perceptions when it comes to developing and delivering stand-up comedy material that actually works on stage.
The reason for this is simple…
Most folks who are looking to take a shot at stand-up comedy don’t fully understand or comprehend that there is a huge difference between the “written” word and the “spoken” word. Read the rest of this entry