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Arranging Comedy Routines – Part 3 – How to Be a Comedian Tip 22

  In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 21: Arranging Comedy Routines – Part 2, I showed you how to graph your show to create a more effective order of jokes for your routine. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 22: Arranging Comedy Routines – Part 3, I’ll give some more ideas about effective ways for arranging routines. How to Be a Comedian - Tip 22: Arranging Comedy Routines



Arranging Comedy Routines – Part 2 – How to Be a Comedian – Tip 21

  In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 20: Arranging Comedy Routines - Part 1, I talked about the importance of rearranging routines and offer an excellent guideline. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 21: Arranging Comedy Routines - Part 2, I’ll offer another technique for rearranging routines and bits so they are more effective. How to Be a Comedian



Arranging Comedy Routines – Part 1 – How to Be a Comedian Tip 20

  In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 19: Have an Introduction - Part 3, I’ gave a couple more ideas on how to writing introductions. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 20: Arranging Comedy Routines – Part 1, I’ll talk about the importance of rearranging routines and offer an excellent guideline. How to Be a Comedian - Tip 20: Arranging Comedy Routi



Stand-Up Comedy Introductions – Part 3 – How to Be a Comedian Tips 19

  In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 18: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions - Part 2, I offered several pointers for writing good stand-up introduction. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian – Tip 19: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions - Part 3, I’ll give a couple more approaches to writing stand-up introductions. How to Be a Comedian – Tip 19: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions – Part 3    Stand-Up Comedy Introductions - Use Credits   If you have some legitimate credits, put them in your stand-up comedy introductions. But don’t give the audience your resume. One or two good credits are enough. Any more than that and it’ll seem as if you’re trying too hard to impress the audience. If you don’t have any credits, then make fun of that with a standard like this:



Stand-Up Comedy Introductions – Part 2 – How to Be a Comedian Tips 18

In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 17: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions - Part 1, I discussed the importance of writing stand-up comedy introductions for your shows. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 18: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions - Part 2, I’ll offer several pointers for writing grest stand-up comedy introductions. How to Be a Comedian Tips 18: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions - Part 2   Stand-Up Comedy Introductions - Write Your Introduction on a 3 X 5 Index Card   This will help because the M.C. can stick it in his pocket and read it on stage. Print it in large letters that’ll be easy to read. Sometimes performers go on stage without their glasses. Also, bring two or three duplicate cards because the M.C. may lose the original before it’s time to bring you up. If you have an extra, you’ll be able to hand it to him just before you are brought o



Stand-Up Comedy Introductions – Part 1 – How to Be a Comedian Tips 17

  In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 16: Microphone Technique - Part 4, Il offered tips on the mic stand, being ready for the unexpected, and how to exit the stage. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 17: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions – Part 1, I’ll discuss the importance of writing stand-up comedy introductions for your shows. How to Be a Comedian Tips 17: Stand-Up Comedy Introductions – Part 1   Stand-up comedy introductions are one of the most neglected aspects of stand-up comedy shows. Stand-up comedy introductions are the first line of your show, but you don’t say it. How you’re brought on stage will set the tone for your show. Of course, it’s best to come on with a laugh that foreshadows your particular comic slant. Since most M.C.’s won’t know you, supply them with stand-up comedy introductions that will bri



Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques – Part 4 – How to Be a Comedian

In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 15: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 3, I’ll discussed how to deal with the mic cord and how to gesture with a mic in your hand. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 16: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 4, I’ll offer tips on dealing with the mic stand, being ready for the unexpected, and exiting the stage. How to Be a Comedian Tip 16: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 4  STAND-UP COMEDY MICROPHONE TECHNIQUES - WHEN ADJUSTING THE MIC STAND . . . Don’t loosen the cent



Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques Part 3 – How to Be a Comedian Tips 15:

In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 14: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 2, I gave several suggestions for what to do when the mic isn’t working and how to hold a hand mic properly. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 15: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 3, I’ll discuss how to deal with the cord and how to gesture with a mic in your hand. H



Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques – Part 2 – How to Be a Comedian Tips

In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 13: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 1, I discussed the importance of knowing how to used a mic and gave several Do’s and Don’ts. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 14: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 2, I’ll offer even more Do’s and Don’ts. How to Be a Comedian Tips 14: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques – Part 2   STAND-UP COMEDY MICROPHONE TECHNIQUES - IF THE MIC DOESN’T WORK . .



Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques – Part 1 – How to Be a Comedian Tips

In my previous blog, How to Be a Comedian Tipa 12: When the Audience is Laughing - Part 4, I shared several things comedians can do while the audience is laughing. In this blog, How to Be a Comedian Tips 13: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Technique - Part 1, I’ll discuss the Do’s and Don’ts of using a microphone and stand. How to Be a Comedian Tips 13: Stand-Up Comedy Microphone Techniques - Part 1   Having no experience with a microphone can be an ordeal for the beginner’s first few times on stage. At first the mic will seem like this awkward phallus with an annoying cord that’s always underfoot, but with a few stand-up comedy microphone techniques and a little practice using it will become second nature. In fact, you’ll soon come to depend on it because controlling an audience is so much easier when you’re louder than they can ever be.



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