blue-questionThe decision to take a stand-up comedy workshop or class is strictly a matter of personal choice (and availability).

And just like most everything else in life, there are positive aspects and not-so-positive aspects when it comes to these sorts of “formalized” stand-up comedy education offerings.

First, let’s start with some of the positive aspects of taking a stand-up comedy workshop or class: Read the rest of this entry

blue-questionComedy timing for comedians is more than just stopping talking when the audience starts laughing and starting talking when the audience stops laughing.

But I will also say this – most new comedians don’t realize that they already have most of the comedy timing they are ever going to have before they ever hit the stage.

Like most other aspects in stand-up comedy, having great comedy timing as a comedian is not just about one thing. It’s a combination of things that work together to make comedy timing work for a comedian.
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blue-questionThere are basically 3 types of talent agencies that can work with comedians: local, regional and national.

A comedian’s ability to get into the talent pool of any particular talent agency is dependent upon the type of talent agency involved and the type of act the comedian is able to deliver.

Usually (but not always) comedians who are in a position to approach a talent agency for potential inclusion in their stable of entertainers need to be at headline level and can deliver a solid 45 minute stand-up comedy routine and have a professional EPK (electronic press kit).
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Top Resources For New Comedians:
KillerStandup.com and ComedyUniversity.com