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!
Jay Leno once told me, “Never do new material for a showcase for an agent.” . . . → Read More: Should I Do New Material at a Showcase?
Students often ask me if they should protect their material or if they should the worry about other comics stealing their material. I usually regurgitate a quote told to me by Jay Leno. He said, “There are no ethics in comedy. You just have to write faster than everyone else and your reputation will precede . . . → Read More: No Ethics in Comedy
by Jerry Corley, founder of the Stand Up Comedy Clinic
Several people have contacted me asking me a simple question: “How do I write a joke.” The question doesn’t stay simple for long. Soon it explodes into an argument of whether they want to do “jokes, ” or “stories.” “The simple fact is: A joke . . . → Read More: How To Write A Joke
Top Tips for Performing in Comedy Competitions By Jerry Corley – Founder of the Stand Up Comedy Clinic
Comedy competitions are a great way to get your name out there, meet other comics and industry professionals and develop a thick, professional skin. By that I mean that you’ll develop a bullet-proof, confidence when it comes . . . → Read More: Top Tips On Comedy Competitions