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 Can I Do To Stand Out As A Comedian?

If you subscribe to what most of the popular books on stand-up comedy have to offer about standing out from other comedians, they imply or blatantly express that you need to develop some sort of “hook” or gimmick. I don’t Continue reading What Can I Do To Stand Out As A Comedian?

How Can I Develop My Comedy Timing As A Comedian?

Comedy 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 Continue reading How Can I Develop My Comedy Timing As A Comedian?

Can I Tell Stories On Stage As A Comedian?

You certainly can tell stories on stage as a comedian. As a matter of fact, there is a major advantage of being able to tell stories in your stand-up comedy act and that is: The longer that you can stay Continue reading Can I Tell Stories On Stage As A Comedian?

Can You Tell Me Why My Stand-up Comedy Jokes Aren’t Working?

Before I identify some of the major issues involved with a stand-up comedy act that is not getting laughs – which is called bombing on stage — let me say this: There’s much more involved when it comes to developing Continue reading Can You Tell Me Why My Stand-up Comedy Jokes Aren’t Working?