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?
Does your stand-up comedy material lack consistency when it comes to getting the laughs you want? This article directly answers the question about why stand-up comedy material will work well one time and not another given similar audience dynamics. Continue reading My Stand-up Comedy Material Works Well Sometimes, Not So Well Other Times – What Gives?
You actually have a great deal of control when it comes to your chances of becoming a comedian. But are you going to improve or decrease your chances of success. Believe it or not most people choose the latter and don’t even know it. Continue reading What Are My Chances Of Becoming A Comedian?
Let me answer the question now – the chances are very good that you are more than funny enough to do well as a comedian. The better question you should be asking is whether or not you are actually going to use the comedy talent you have now on stage. Hint: Most don’t and fail. Continue reading Am I Funny Enough For Stand-up Comedy Or Am I Just Wasting My Time?
Think a stand-up comedy class is the solution? This article explains why most stand-up comedy classes and workshops fail to provide the actionable information needed to develop a stand-up comedy act that actually works to generate the big laughs. Continue reading Didn’t Get What You Wanted When You Took That Stand-up Comedy Class Or Workshop? Here’s Why…
Most new comedians are largely unprepared when it comes to using the most important tool of their stand-up comedy adventure – the comedy open mic night. If you are serious about making big leaps forward, find out how to get the most out comedy open mic nights. Continue reading Comedy Open Mic: Are You Ready?