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

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Many new comedians are under the false impression that because they are delivering a stand-up comedy “act”, then they need to be skilled in acting. Not true! Stand-up comedy and act are two very different and distinct performing arts. Continue reading Is There A Difference Between Acting And Delivering A Stand-up Comedy Act?

How Much Performing Time Do I Need For Stand-up Comedy Gigs?

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How much comedy material does a comedian need to have at their disposal? It depends on the gig requirements. This article discusses the various lengths of performing time a comedian needs to be able to complete based on typical gig requirements. Continue reading How Much Performing Time Do I Need For Stand-up Comedy Gigs?

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

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Most comedians start their stand-up comedy adventure at open mic nights. This article identifies a number of issues demonstrated by comedians who perform at open mic nights that negatively impact effective comedy performances and the audience laughter needed to succeed. Continue reading What Do I Need To Know About Comedy Open Mic Nights?