Anybody Can Do Stand-up Comedy!
Do your friends always tell you that you’re funny? Have you thought about stand-up but don’t know where begin? For anyone who has ever thought about trying stand-up comedy, invaluable lessons on where to start will be offered at a free comedy workshop being given by The Manhattan Comedy School at Comix, 353 West 14th Street, New York City, on Saturday, April 18th at 1:45 PM. Call 212-462-3200 for reservations and register online-please note that space is limited.
Among those who will speak at the workshop called Anybody Can Do Stand-Up Comedy! are Seinfeld and Cheers writer Tom Leopold, Comix owner Harlan Halper, founder of The Manhattan Comedy School and the Director of New Talent at Comix Andy Engel, and NBC’S Last Comic Standing finalist Cory Kahaney. Cory is also the instructor for The Manhattan Comedy School.
The workshop will answer common questions that concern aspiring stand-ups, including: how to get stage time, the five cardinal rules for beginners, why being nervous is normal and healthy, what material to use for an industry DVD, when to audition, how to find an agent, and more. There will also be a brief question-and-answer session with the speakers immediately following the workshop.
The workshop will also outline the structure of The Manhattan Comedy School’s eight-week stand-up class that will begin on Monday May 4th. This course is the city’s premier class for aspiring stand-ups, and has also helped countless professionals with their public speaking skills. The course concludes with a live graduation show at Comix, where each student will receive a complimentary broadcast quality DVD of their performance.
About The Manhattan Comedy School
The Manhattan Comedy School is New York City’s leading school for stand-up comedy and improvisation and private coaching. The school was founded in 1997 by Andy Engel, who is also the Director of New Talent at Comix. For more information call 212-462-3200 or visit www.manhattancomedyschool.com.
Official Website: http://www.manhattancomedyschool.com