Should You Rehearse Your Stand-up Comedy Act In Front Of A Mirror?

Rehearsing your stand-up comedy routine in the mirror actually comes with some issues. This article explains the pros and cons of rehearsing in the mirror and when this might be advantageous for better results. But in most instances, the short answer is no. Continue reading Should You Rehearse Your Stand-up Comedy Act In Front Of A Mirror?

Secrets About Repeating Your Stand-up Comedy Act

Pro comedians always appear to be addressing topics, ideas, events, observations and opinions as if they are just randomly pulling it from the top of their head as it pops up. This is one of the great illusions of stand-up comedy. Find out repetition matters. Continue reading Secrets About Repeating Your Stand-up Comedy Act

The Missing Parts Of These Common Stand-up Comedy Terms And Phrases

You will find a TON of information online about developing a stand-up comedy act that is touted as “must know info” when in fact it has no value at all. This article covers three such terms commonly presented as “critical knowledge” that fall squarely into the “worthless” category. Continue reading The Missing Parts Of These Common Stand-up Comedy Terms And Phrases

10 Questions You MUST Be Able To Answer In Order To Produce Stand-up Comedy Material That Works

If you want to do well as a comedian, you need to know how to produce comedy material that works. This article provides 10 questions about developing comedy material that you should be able to answer if you actually know what you are doing. Continue reading 10 Questions You MUST Be Able To Answer In Order To Produce Stand-up Comedy Material That Works

Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

In order to deliver 4-6 punchlines in any minute of a stand-up comedy act and provide the audience time to laugh – the act must be “tight”. This article discusses the problems with long set-up lines for comedians who are trying deliver a tight stand-up comedy routine. Continue reading Are Long Set-up Lines Keeping You From Getting The Laughs You Want?

The Differences Between Writing And Talking Matter As A Comedian

One of the BIG things most new comedians miss – writing and talking are two very different forms of communication in very important ways. This article explains these differences and why it matters to the comedian trying to get big laughs on stage. Continue reading The Differences Between Writing And Talking Matter As A Comedian