It’s Not Just One Thing That Makes Stand-up Comedy Material Work (And Work Well)

Most new comedians choose to only work with words and sentences as they are produced from a process of “writing” in order to produce stand-up comedy material that works. There are many more factors involved in order to get the laughs you want on stage. Continue reading It’s Not Just One Thing That Makes Stand-up Comedy Material Work (And Work Well)

How To “Write” Stand-up Comedy Material The Hard Way

Which is easier – writing or talking? Yet most new comedians feel that they are somehow obligated to to “write” their stand-up comedy material in a fashion intended for a reader, NOT a live audience. This article identifies why that is more than problematic. Continue reading How To “Write” Stand-up Comedy Material The Hard Way

Your First 5 Minutes Of Stand-up Comedy Material

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Your first 5 minutes of stand-up comedy material is the most important. It should be tight and generate maximum audience laughter. This article discusses what “tight” means and what you need to do to move forward quickly as a comedian when it comes to audience laughter. Continue reading Your First 5 Minutes Of Stand-up Comedy Material