CBS Studio Center
How To Be Funny & Use Comedy To Catapult Your Career
Get set to find your funny as nationally televised & Billboard-charting stand-up comedian Josh Harris breaks down the basics of stand-up comedy, showing you the secrets to writing awesome jokes, developing great stage presence, and finding your own comedic voice! You’ll learn how the skills of stand-up can help you become a funnier, more dynamic actor, writer, director, public speaker, and creative professional. You’ll be shown how to translate your comedic genius to film, sketches, scripts, stand-up, monologues, and auditions. You’ll also learn how to develop a dynamic marketable brand, an online fan base, and attract the industry to you! This seminar also covers simple but powerful formulas behind joke-writing that can help you craft funnier monologues, scripts, films, and stand-up routines. This workshop is for anyone looking to become funnier and use the art of comedy to improve their craft.
Who should attend: Writers, actors, directors, aspiring comedians, creative professionals, and even individuals with no entertainment experience whatsoever.
Requirements: Note taking tools.
By the end of this class, you’ll know:
The specific tools used in the art of joke-writing & stand-up comedy and how they can make you a stronger actor, writer, and director
How to use your own life experiences to create compelling comedic content; and
How to get started in the world of comedy, including the development of marketing tools, press kits & video clips.