Learn from Joe Falzarano. He helped Louis C.K., Jon Stewart, Greg Giraldo, Dave Attell, Dave Chappelle, and many others get their start!
Whether you want to be a stand up comedian or just try it for fun, the guidance of LA’s best stand up comedy teacher is available to you.
Joe easily breaks down the comedy writing and performing process. He shares all the vital techniques, secrets and skills used by A-List comedians to create great comedy material. You’ll go from ideas, to writing and performing a five minute set at the Hollywood Improv in just 6 weeks!
Best of all, Joe keeps things fun, while challenging you to do great work within a inspiring, collaborative learning environment.
Actual topics and assignments may vary
After the initial meet and greet you will be introduced to the essential parts to performing stand up comedy and joke writing. You will learn how to think and act like a stand up comedian.
What sort of idiot are you?
Everyone will perform a 3 minute set. Then we will work as a group on each student's set, tweaking setups, punching up jokes, and tightening overall performance.
Ten kick ass ways to be really funny.
You'll perform 3 more minutes of material and get feedback on your jokes from Joe and the class. Homework – Write 1 additional minute of material to be performed in Week 4.
Whatever doesn't add detracts!
Perform your 4 minute set, then get feedback from Joe and the class. We'll also work on set structure - to segue or not to segue?
Stand up and DELIVER...
Prepare for the live show by performing your 5 minute set. You'll also learn how to deal with nerves, hecklers and, dare we say it, bombing.
Holy shit I'm nervous!
You'll perform your set in front of a live audience of friends, family, and co-workers, at the Hollywood IMPROV!
Congrats, you crushed at the Hollywood Improv!