How A Comedian Can Beat The “Bringer” Show…

One of the biggest complaints I receive from comics and students trying to get mic time is that “everything seems to be a bringer show.”

Several of my students “burned out” their bringers, early in the game, just trying to get more time on stage to develop their act and build to thirty minutes…

Which . . . → Read More: How A Comedian Can Beat The “Bringer” Show…

Comedy Schools

“Yes, you can teach comedy. It is a skill as much as an art.” When I tell people I teach comedy. The first thing I usually hear is: “there’s such a thing as comedy schools?” “I didn’t know you could teach comedy!

That’s a point of contention with a lot of people; whether or not . . . → Read More: Comedy Schools

Shut Up and Write!

By Jerry Corley | Founder – The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Comedy Tip of The Day: Write, write and write some more.

I’ve been a stand up comedian for 25 years. I’ve worked television, radio, the road, corporates, colleges, casinos, you name it. I’ve been teaching comedy now for 6 years. 4 years with . . . → Read More: Shut Up and Write!

Biggest Mistakes Comedians Make When Writing Comedy

By Jerry Corley | Founder – The Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Comedy writing is rewarding. There is no better feeling than writing a joke and getting an appreciative laugh. Okay, maybe there is a better feeling but that belongs in a different blog…besides, if I told my wife that the things she does don’t compare . . . → Read More: Biggest Mistakes Comedians Make When Writing Comedy

STAND UP COMEDY CLINIC STUDENT WINS FUNNIEST COMIC IN L.A. CONTEST!

JC Morgan started learning comedy in Jerry Corley’s comedy class in Los Angeles less than two years ago, now he’s been awarded The Funniest Comic in L.A. award for 2011. . . . → Read More: STAND UP COMEDY CLINIC STUDENT WINS FUNNIEST COMIC IN L.A. CONTEST!