Are you a natural comic, a class clown or a dry-witted character? Prepare to prove it as you take the microphone and give it your best shot with this Stand Up Comedian Experience. Don't worry if you're stuck for funny material, you'll receive a short routine, by post, to learn before you meet your professional tutors for some hands-on tuition in gag writing, performance skills and microphone techniques. You will be using the venues stage with full theatre lighting. Afterwards feel free to stick around and have a drink with the tutor in the theatre bar. This three hour experience is designed for complete beginners, whether you're looking at taking your abilities further or you just fancy a laugh. Learn the basics of stand up from one of Jongleurs and the Comedy Store's headline comedians. You'll learn how to structure a joke, deliver the punch line, and can even perform a short stand up routine in front of the other participants. Perfect for adults of all ages, this experience is sure to raise a few laughs and hopefully they'll be aimed at you.
Need to Know
Once your experience has been booked, you will be sent a short routine to learn before you attend the course. This will allow your tutor to see your natural skills before deciding which parts you can perfect. This three hour experience is designed for complete beginners, with tutor guidance throughout. With a maximum of 12 people per course, you are guaranteed some one-to-one tuition during the session. During your lesson, you'll learn the basics of becoming a stand up comic from one of Jongleurs and the Comedy Store's headline acts. The session will start with each student learning microphone techniques, how to structure a joke and how to deliver those all-important funny punch lines. You will also learn two joke writing techniques which will be the foundation of your routine. You'll also receive some simple joke writing tips and performance skill advice before performing a short stand up routine in front of the other participants in your lesson.