How To Start Doing Stand Up Comedy

Brendon Lemon, Crack'n dem jokes

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31 Lessons (2h 55m)
    • 1. PROMO BABY!

      1:23
    • 2. Why Stand up Comedy?

      4:00
    • 3. Word of Warning

      2:52
    • 4. Course Prep

      4:27
    • 5. 1 Developing Your Sense of Humor

      7:29
    • 6. 2 Local Comedy

      2:32
    • 7. 3 Introduction to Writing

      3:28
    • 8. 4 Establishing the Habit of Writing

      5:11
    • 9. 5 Freewriting

      2:36
    • 10. 6 Freewriting Example

      3:43
    • 11. 7 List Making Method

      6:22
    • 12. 8 Writing Questions List Making Method

      5:03
    • 13. 9 Writing Setups List Making Method

      9:53
    • 14. 10 Writing Punchlines List Making Method

      14:28
    • 15. 11 Intro to Jokes

      3:33
    • 16. 12 Setups and Premises

      3:59
    • 17. 13 Types of Setups

      7:45
    • 18. 14 Punchlines and You

      24:14
    • 19. 15 Intro to Editing

      2:20
    • 20. 16 Editing Jokes

      15:22
    • 21. 17 Arranging Jokes

      5:57
    • 22. 18 Intro to Rehearsal

      3:23
    • 23. 19 Pacing Rehearsing Lesson 1

      2:58
    • 24. 20 Pausing Rehearsing Lesson 2

      2:22
    • 25. 21 Inflection Rehearsing Lesson 3

      2:09
    • 26. 22 Gesture Rehearsing Lesson 4

      5:52
    • 27. 23 Best Practices in Rehearsing Rehearsing Lesson 5

      3:38
    • 28. 24 Getting Ready to Go On Stage Rehearsal Lesson 6

      2:18
    • 29. 25 Finding An Open Mic

      5:11
    • 30. 26 Getting To Your Five Minutes

      4:15
    • 31. 27 Final Thoughts Before You Go Onstage

      6:46
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About This Class

Write, rehearse, and perform five minutes of stand-up comedy and learn a ton about yourself in the process!

Have you ever thought about getting on stage and telling jokes? Are you interested in developing skills in public speaking? If you've ever wanted to be the source of fun and laughter and wondered how, this course is an answer.

In this course you'll learn the the following:

  • Two techniques for writing hilarious stand-up comedy

  • How to edit and arrange jokes into a five minute stand up routine

  • How to rehearse so you'll be confident stepping on stage and grabbing the microphone

  • How to use the tools of pacing, pauses, inflection and gesture to make yourself funnier

  • The one rehearsal technique that will prepare you for ANY public speaking and making you a natural

  • The mindset that will make you constantly improve and willing to blow past your fears and limitations

  • How to find a local open mic night and blow the roof oof by making the audience laugh

  • How to stay calm on stage and deliver a good performance