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 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?

If My Comedy Material Reads Funny On Paper, Will It Be Funny On Stage?

Probably one of the most prevalent misconceptions about writing a stand-up comedy routine is that if it reads funny from a piece of paper or word processor then it will automatically be funny when delivered on stage. By its very Continue reading If My Comedy Material Reads Funny On Paper, Will It Be Funny On Stage?