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Chelsea, Manhattan
39 W 29th St 2nd Fl
b/t 6th Ave and Broadway
New York, New York 10001
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 5
Teacher: Shawn Wickens

What you'll learn in this stand up comedy class:

Using introductory principles and exercises, participants will learn and practice some basic stand-up / joke writing / storytelling techniques.  Students can expect to walk away from this class with a better understanding of “what’s funny” and also receiving a bit of “stage time”.

Participation is strongly encouraged.

Instructor is experienced in creating a safe environment in which all may thrive.

*Workshop also includes NYC comedy show recommendations.

All Experience Levels Welcome.


What you'll cover in the free info session:

Classes are in midtown Manhattan  

+ Introduction  
+ Ice Breakers  
+ Warm-up exercises  
+ Brief History  
+ Beginner Scenes  
+ Review  
+ Comedy Philospohy  
+ Free Play  
+ Q&A 

Stand-up is a supportive endeavor. We can work around any stage fright or performance anxiety you may have.  



Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Some physical activity is required.  

Photo and video are prohibited, per instructor's discretion. 

Whether you’re interested in being a performer, looking for an exciting hobby, boosting your corporate team skills, or just being a more open human, humor is the right tool for you.

 *Activity breakdown subject to change to accommodate class size, age or experience level of participants. 

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How much stage time is included in this course?
Answer from Brad W. Verified Student
I imagine it varies?
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Hi Christine! About half stage time (roughly) and half instruction. Hope this helps!
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Reviews of Classes at Bad Theater Fest / Bad Film Fest (23)

(23 Reviews)
NYC Stand-Up Comedy Class
Reviewed by Angela M. on 11/10/2019
Shawn was a very patient and informative teacher. This is a great class for learning the subtle techniques for comedy ... for social and professional purposes.
NYC Stand-Up Comedy Class
Reviewed by Jakeem D. on 6/5/2019
Great time! One on one really helped
NYC Stand-Up Comedy Class
Reviewed by Jesus R. on 3/27/2019
The instructor was an excellent teacher. You surely learn a lot from him of how to improve your comedy and acting skills. The cost for the class is very reasonable.
NYC Stand-Up Comedy Class
Reviewed by Brad W. on 3/6/2019
By far the best class I've taken in NYC yet. Shawn was able to answer every question I had, help me through my stuck points, and I left with a fresh sense of confidence about myself as a performer/ artist.
NYC Stand-Up Comedy Class
Reviewed by Jennyvi D. on 12/28/2018
It was great to do exercises, get tips on joke writing and get advice on delivery methods.
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