Comedy101 Offers Professional Development Training for Stand-up Comedians
A professional stand-up comedian is able to charge a fee and possibly earn a living performing stand-up comedy. To help you learn these skills, we’ve developed the Comedy101 School of Stand-up Comedy. In this article, we’ll discuss the performance skills for a professional stand-up comedian.
Here’s how Professional Stand-up Comedians demonstrate knowledge:
- Read an audience.
- Identify, visualize successful comedy ideas and performances.
- Define their comedy.
- Memorize, recite and artistically perform comedy.
- Tabulate the Gross Potential Revenue for a gig.
Professional Stand-up Comedians comprehend these basic comedy skills:
- Ask questions that explore comedic principles.
- Give examples of funny comedy.
- Demonstrate the ability to write jokes and perform stand-up comedy.
- Summarize your professional comedic abilities.
- Estimate the work required to complete a comedy job.
Professional Stand-up Comedians demonstrate knowledge of these basic comedy concepts:
- Show, demonstrate the art of stand-up comedy.
- Write funny jokes.
- Record funny videos, audio, photographs.
- Predict material that gets laughs.
- Create comedy in interviews.
Professional Stand-up Comedians use a variety of assessment tools to analyze their skills.
- Distinguish between elements of comedy.
- Survey audiences, clients and peers for artistic climate, business processes, attitudes and values.
- Advertise comedy shows with a PR Toolkit.
- Calculate the price of comedy jobs.
- Experiment with comedy, promotions, marketing or business operations.
Professional Stand-up Comedians can evaluate these basic comedy concepts.
- Predict the outcome of performances.
- Editorialize on professional standards.
- Debate industry standards.
- Score/rate performances.
- Appraise comedy and gigs for value, artistic and audience satisfaction.
Professional Stand-up Comedians can create comedy.
- Formulate entire sets of comedy; 5-min, 10-min, 25-min, 45-min, 70-min, 90-min, etc
- Book, Promote, Provide evidence, Report (taxes), negotiate gigs
- Provide comedy show producers a PR Toolkit to promote gigs (headshot, bio, video, etc.)
- Provide a funny, professional Writing Sample.
- Collaborate with peers, vendors, clients.
Ready for professional development training?
If you’re ready to develop your skills, please check out the Comedy101 School of Stand-up Comedy.