How to do Stand up Comedy: Pursuing A Career in Comedy

How to do Stand up Comedy: Pursuing A Career in Comedy

by D.P. Brown
     
 
So You Want To Be A Comedian?

Are you the guy or gal that everyone wants to invite to their party?

Do you have the ability to remember every joke you’ve ever been told?

Are you the one whose parents call the family comedian?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, maybe you’ve harbored a secret desire to

Overview

So You Want To Be A Comedian?

Are you the guy or gal that everyone wants to invite to their party?

Do you have the ability to remember every joke you’ve ever been told?

Are you the one whose parents call the family comedian?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, maybe you’ve harbored a secret desire to stand up on a stage and make people laugh.

“How to Pursue A Career in Comedy: How to do Standup Comedy” is the perfect resource to help you explore the possibilities that lurk right around the corner. There is nothing that compares with laughter as the perfect medicine. Knowing that you can make people laugh is priceless.

If you are really serious about pursuing comedy you need a roadmap to success. The chances are that your head is spinning with questions about how you can turn your talent into opportunity. “How to Pursue A Career in Comedy: How to do Standup Comedy” has the answers to questions like:

• What are the Six Styles of Comedy
• How to decide what style is best for you
• How to find comedy classes/coaches
• Write your own material or hire a free lancer
• How to work the audience
• How to handle hecklers
• Building your promo file
• Should you hire a manager or agent
• What is an open mike
• Should you have a stage name
• How to build a routine
• What if someone steals your material
• How to become your own publicist
• How to book your gigs
• Keeping it clean
• Taping your sets

Don’t expect a book full of routines. You won’t find it in “How to Pursue A Career in Comedy: How to do Standup Comedy”. Instead you will learn how to build your own routines.

You also won’t find pages and pages of technical jargon, just easy to understand essentials designed to help you focus your energy exactly where it needs to be . . . learning the basics.

Learn how to take your own sense of humor and apply it to your routines instead of using stale overdone copycat material.

There is no easier way to discover whether comedy is right for you than by having a copy of “How to Pursue A Career in Comedy: How to do Standup Comedy”.

But, if you are that person we talked about who can have a group of friends and family rolling on the floor with laughter, chances are you have an innate ability for comedy.

You may not be another Bill Cosby, Jay Leno or Robin Williams, but you can learn how to hone your talent for a local market or purely for your pleasure.

Comedy isn’t rocket science and if you are beginning with some natural ability then you owe it to yourself to answer those burning questions once and for all.

Don’t wait another minute. Grab your copy of “How to Pursue A Career in Comedy: How to do Standup Comedy” today and learn how to turn your ability into an avocation if not a full-time career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011936371
Publisher:
Learning Life eBooks
Publication date:
10/11/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
196 KB

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