Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy

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Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy

Format:  Paperback,

191 pages

Publisher: Heinemann

Publish Date: Jul 2000

ISBN-13: 9780325001791

ISBN-10: 0325001790

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If you think you're funny, and you want others to think so too, this is the book for you Greg Dean examines the fundamentals of being funny and offers advice on a range of topics, including:

  • writing creative joke material
  • rehearsing and performing routines
  • coping with stage fright
  • dealing with emcees who think they're funnier than you are
  • getting experience
  • and lots more.
Essential for the aspiring comic or the working comedian interested in updating his or her comedy routine, "Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy" is the most comprehensive and useful book ever written on the art of the stand-up comedian.


Publisher: Heinemann
Publish Date: Jul 2000
ISBN-13: 9780325001791
ISBN-10: 0325001790
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 191
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.65
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.5 x 0.5
Walmart No.: 0978032500179

Chapter outline

The Secrets of Joke Structure Joke Writing
The Joke Prospector
What to Write Jokes About
The Joke Prospector From Funny to Funnier
Improving and Polishing Your Gems Assembling a Routine Points of View
Narrator, Self, Character Rehearsing Greg Dean's Rehearsal Process Microphone Technique
Dos and Don'ts Peak Performance Fearless Performing Getting Experience Making a Good Show Great

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