Improve Your Chances Of Success As A New Comedian: ComedyUniversity.com

Before someone invests time and effort learning how to become a comedian…

One of the questions that many prospective comedians have is this:

What are my chances of becoming a comedian?

That question is very broad and doesn’t have a single answer because there are a number of variables that affect an individual’s chances of becoming a comedian who is noteworthy and who can be afforded opportunities to become a professional comedian.
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e-markBecause stand-up comedy is a performance art form that is focused on verbal communication (talking)…

There is a hugely false perception that almost anyone can do it well given some “jokes” and some stage time.

Well, I will be the first to tell you that virtually anyone can suck at stand-up comedy — but only a relative few will ever excel at it to any noteworthy level.
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listen-big2When an individual makes the decision to take a shot at stand-up comedy, I know from firsthand experience that the tendency is to assume that getting laughs on stage as a comedian it is far easier than it actually is.

There are some very good reasons for this, one of which is because of the ease that we use our own sense of humor to get laughs in everyday life – without thought or study.

Another reason is the ease at which professional comedians are able to make it appear to be when delivering an act and getting big laughs, whether during live performances or TV performances. Read the rest of this entry

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