Compass Points - Get Your Act Together: Writing A Stand-up Comedy Routine

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Confidence is essential for any stand–up comic and having confidence in your material is the first step to having greater confidence on stage. It is said that proper preparation makes for professional performance and this book provides the tools to achieve this, offering down-to-earth practical advice and a logical progression from identifying your stage persona, thinking about your audience and the craft of honing comedy material to fit your persona and audience, through to structuring your stand-up set, ...
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Compass Points - Get Your Act Together: Writing A Stand-up Comedy Routine

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Overview

Confidence is essential for any stand–up comic and having confidence in your material is the first step to having greater confidence on stage. It is said that proper preparation makes for professional performance and this book provides the tools to achieve this, offering down-to-earth practical advice and a logical progression from identifying your stage persona, thinking about your audience and the craft of honing comedy material to fit your persona and audience, through to structuring your stand-up set, preparing for when things might go wrong, and last but not least – progressing your career. Get Your Act Together is a book for anyone who wants to be serious about becoming a stand-up comic and wants to do it well.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782790068
  • Publisher: Compass Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/2014
  • Pages: 141
  • Sales rank: 1,036,039
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jenny Roche has over 15 years' experience of teaching writing courses and has sold her writing for print, theatre and broadcast mediums. She lives in Rochdale, UK.
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