Stand-Up Comedy 101

Comedy Class Syllabus:

  • Learn the basics of stand-up comedy in a structured class setting
  • Mold topics into an original routine through a weekly on-stage performance workshop
  • Translate your ideas into a crafted act through proper joke structure and editing techniques
  • Experiment with elements of improv and acting principals to create a unique and organic performance
  • Hone your joke crafting skills with a focus on writing content

Comedy Classes Include:

  • Six two-hour-long comedy class sessions at Goodnights Comedy Club, Wednesdays from 6 to 8PM
  • A Graduation Showcase at Goodnights at 8PM on the Wednesday immediately following the final class session (schedule permitting) in which participants perform for an audience of friends and family in a supportive, positive, and controlled environment

January Class Registration
January Class Deposit ($100)


About the Instructor:

Brent Blakeney’s stand-up career began in 2011 in Virginia. He is now a touring feature comedian for several different comedy franchises, as well as a regular at many independent clubs, and tours with Last Comic Stand Winner Jon Reep. He has developed his voice in Raleigh, NC at the historic Goodnights Comedy Club. He delivers a very energetic and “larger-than-life” performance at all of his shows.

Brent teaches introductory, intermediate, and advanced stand-up comedy classes at Goodnights Comedy Club.

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