Standup Comedy Complete: Humorous Public Speaking, & Becoming Funnier
Standup Comedy Complete: The Ultimate Guide To Humorous Public Speaking and Writing and Performing Jokes
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Do you love standup comedy? Want to try your hand at being a comedian? The standup comedy course is designed to be the one stop shop at learning how to perform standup comedy.
This course breaks down the tricks and techniques used in standup comedy so that you too can be funny onstage. We’ll examine how you can create jokes yourself, explore various comedic tools and styles, and explain how a comedy act can be built from scratch with real life examples from my own standup comedy routine.
If you want to become a strong public speaker, performing standup comedy is one of the fastest ways to improve your performance. Learning how to do standup comedy will teach you how to come up with jokes that make people laugh onstage, make you an entertaining humorous public speaker, and give you confidence when performing.Start Course Now
The structure of jokes Active joke writing: coming up with jokes about anything
Tagging: coming up with punchlines
Passive joke writing: how to come up with jokes without trying
Improving jokes: getting bigger laughs
Humor Tricks of the Trade
Self depreciation: jokes that almost always work
Humour Tricks of the Trade
How To Come Up With A Character Act
Getting the Most Out of Your Performance
Getting the most out of your performance
Bombing: what to do when your jokes don't work
How to host a show or be a master of ceremony
Developing A Routine
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Discuss stand-up comedy and humorous public speaking
- Recognize the structure of jokes
- Identify how to passively write jokes
- Discuss how to improve jokes to get bigger laughs
- Identify how to write self deprecation jokes
- Recognize the comic tools of comedians
- Identify how to develop character acts for you comedy routine
- Discuss how to create your own comedy routine
- Recognize what to do when your jokes don’t work
- Discuss how to host a show and be a master of ceremony
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