Can You Teach Comedy?

You either are funny or you’re not! You, of all people should know that!” . . . → Read More: Can You Teach Comedy?

No Ethics in Comedy

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

Private Comedy Coaching

Private comedy coaching with Jerry Corley can get you to your comedy goals faster. . . . → Read More: Private Comedy Coaching

How To Write A Joke

Comedy Material Generator - How to Write a Joke

by Jerry Corley, founder of the Stand Up Comedy Clinic

Most people who contact me through this site do so because they want to know how to write a joke.

If that is a question that you have (I’m assuming it might be because you’ve found this post called “how to write a joke,”) . . . → Read More: How To Write A Joke

Top Tips On Comedy Competitions

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

How To Choose A Comedy Teacher

3-Steps To Finding A Good Comedy Instructor

“My Name Is Jerry Corley. I Teach Stand Up Comedy…and I’d Like To Report A Crime:”

I’ve been a professional comedian for over twenty years. I’ve spent many years working 38 to 40 weeks on the road. I’ve written for television shows, including spending 8 years as a . . . → Read More: How To Choose A Comedy Teacher

I Do Stories Damn It!

I Do Stories, Damn it!

People often say to me, “But I don’t do jokes. I do stories!”

I get it. Most successful modern comedians tell . . . → Read More: I Do Stories Damn It!