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Discover What’s StandUp Comedy About?

What You'll Learn

  • 1

    👋 Introduction

    • Who's this guy?

    • Before you get started, please answer the following questions

    • 😛 CHALLENGE 1: Develop your sense of humor

  • 2

    🎤 What is Stand Up Comedy

    • Comedy is about learning about yourself

    • How Old Is Comedy?

    • 🎷 Quick Quiz!

    • What is Standup Comedy?

    • Different Kinds of Comedy

    • ☑️ CHALLENGE 2: Which type of comedian do you want to be?

  • 3

    ✍🏽 How to Write Jokes

    • Intro to Jokewriting, developing a sense of humor

    • What is a Joke

    • How to find material

    • 😆 CHALLENGE 3: Funny haha or funny hahaha?

    • Writing is basically editing

    • The List Making Writing Method

    • Punchlines and More Punchlines

    • ✍🏻 CHALLENGE 4: LOL List

    • The Joe Rogan Method (Part 1)

    • The Joe Rogan Method (Part 2)

    • Editing & Arranging Jokes

    • 🤣 CHALLENGE 5: In the Fun Zone

    • Creating A Routine

    • 🎙️ Build your routine - Survey

  • 4

    🎭 Getting Ready for the Stage

    • Pauses

    • Preparing to get on stage

    • 🔁 CHALLENGE 6: Refine and Rehearse

    • How to Find Stage Time

    • Congrats!

    • 🎤 CHALLENGE 7: Testing 1, 2, 3

Course Instructor

Brendon Lemon

Comedian

Brendon Lemon is a comedian from Detroit, where he started performing regularly at the famous Comedy Castle at age 16, back in 2002. He moved to Paris in the summer of 2013 to both write and perform stand-up in both French and English. He was a founding member of the Paris English stand-up scene's flagship The Great American Comedy Show. Returning to the US in 2014, he lived between Boulder, Colorado and Chicago performing and writing plays. He lives between Chicago and New York, where he performs at The Laugh Factory, Zanies, Comedy Bar, and StandUp New York.