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Leading stand-up comedy educator and trainer, providing proven 21st century strategies and techniques for individuals who wish to become comedians on a professional level. For a detailed stand-up comedy resume go to: Steve Roye's Detailed Comedy Resume.

Is There A Difference Between Acting And Delivering A Stand-up Comedy Act?

Unless you are working on developing a special stage character as a comedian (which is not required), there is a major difference between acting and delivering a stand-up comedy act. Acting involves a special skill set with the purpose of Continue reading Is There A Difference Between Acting And Delivering A Stand-up Comedy Act?

How Long Does It Take To Be Funny As A Comedian?

There’s no definitive, one-size-fits-all answer on how long it will take anyone to become their funniest as a comedian because of the number of variables involved when it comes to developing and delivering a high impact stand-up comedy act. Here Continue reading How Long Does It Take To Be Funny As A Comedian?

How Do I Market Myself As A Comedian?

The very best marketing tool any comedian can have is a stand-up comedy act that causes audiences howl with laughter on a consistent basis. Here’s why I say that: It will be a comedian’s stand-up comedy act that will get Continue reading How Do I Market Myself As A Comedian?

What Do I Need To Know About Comedy Open Mic Nights?

Comedy open mic nights are usually the primary stepping stone most comedians use to start the process of becoming a comedian. Unfortunately, comedy open mic nights also tend to be the performing opportunities most squandered by new and prospective comedians. Continue reading What Do I Need To Know About Comedy Open Mic Nights?

What Are The Basic Joke Formulas I Can Use To Develop My Stand-up Comedy Act?

Many new comedians are under the false impression that if they can just learn and understand joke formulas that they will be better able to “write” a stand-up comedy act that gets laughs. The reality is that joke formulas as Continue reading What Are The Basic Joke Formulas I Can Use To Develop My Stand-up Comedy Act?