Classes

Educational Events for Comedians of All Experience Levels

Class: Stand-Up 101: Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Class Dates: Thursday, March 15 or Sunday, March 18
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Cost: $15 Early Bird / $30 After March 1st
Space is limited. Reserve your seat now.

Intro to Stand-Up Comedy
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This is your introduction to stand up comedy! In this workshop students of all experience levels will learn stand up comedy writing including joke structure and performance techniques with the goal of becoming confident and comfortable on stage. By the end of this class you’ll have a 2-minute comedy set and a foundation from which to build.
 
In this class you’ll learn the following:
 
– Basic Joke Structure
– Joke Writing Techniques
– Stage Presence
– Basic Performance Techniques
– Do’s and Dont’s
 
Homework to bring: Write a paragraph about yourself. Your name. Where you’re from. Tell us about your family and how you fit in. Your job. Your current or past relationship.

Richy Leis Comedy Comedian Black and White Portrait

About the instructor: Richy Leis has been producing and performing in comedy shows for 17 years. Richy is the Creative Director for Comic Cure producing shows in the Los Angeles area with some of the best names in comedy such as Dana Carvey (SNL), Craig Robinson (The Office), Whitney Cummings (Chelsea Lately) Kevin Farley (Tommy Boy), Eddie Peptone (Netflix), Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls), Mary Lynn Rajskub (24), Erin Foley (Comedy Central), Laurie Kilmartin (Conan), Tony Baker (Last Comic Standing) and many more. His résumé includes booking 50 comedy shows per week with 12,000 talent spots per year for one of the biggest comedy clubs in the Los Angeles area. His most recent notable work is on the Burbank Comedy Festival (www.burbankcomedyfestival.com) in Burbank, CA. Now in its 4th year, the Burbank Comedy Festival spans an entire week featuring celebrity comedy shows, podcasts, classes, workshops, after parties, and industry panels, networking comedians of all levels directly with the top agents, reps, managers and club, college and TV bookers, showcasing more than 300 comedians. The festival has expanded into 5 cities across the country with regional showcases.

Additionally, working as a professional comedian Richy has made a name for himself as a known warm up guy and has repeatedly opened for names such as Jeff Garlin, Whitney Cummings, and has also hosted the pilot taping of Dana Carvey’s new Impressionist TV show that has run throughout 2015. Richy has appeared on Lifetime’s Little Women:LA, Regular Skype caller on TMZ Live, Jamie Kaler Power Hour-Blue Collar Channel on Sirius/Xm, MTV’s Is She Really Going Out With Him, VH1’s Basketball Wives.

 

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