About Greg Dean’s Stand Up Comedy Classes

Greg’s been teaching Stand Up Comedy for Over 40 Years.


About Greg Dean’s Stand Up Comedy Classes

He’s been teaching Stand Up Comedy for Over 40 Years.


Over 40 Years of Teaching Stand Up Comedy Classes

Greg is the Professor of Stand Up Comedy

Greg Dean’s Stand Up Comedy Classes are world renowned for teaching effective techniques to stand up comedians. Greg Dean is the Professor of Stand Up Comedy and has been teaching stand up comedy for over 40 years. Both online & In person classes.

If you are a beginner, and just need the basics, then Greg has a system for you to learn that will give you the confidence to crush stand-up in ways you never thought possible.

If you are a seasoned pro, Greg will take your set to the next level with a deep knowledge of the craft and advice that has spurred many to fame.

By the time you have completed training in the Greg Dean System, you’ll have all the skills you need to competently put together a routine!

In Greg’s Classes, You’ll Learn all of These Skills and Many More!

  • Putting Together a Routine
  • Writing Funny Jokes
  • Being Confident on Stage
  • Interacting with the Audience
  • Telling Funny Stories
  • Booking Shows
  • Working out the bugs in a safe place
  • Overcoming bombing
  • Managing Hecklers
  • And so much more!

About greg dean’s stand up comedy classes

It’s Technique that Makes One a True Professional 

Stand-up comedy classes professor, Greg Dean in 2017 talks about his comedy performing background and the importance of understanding jokes structure and its relationship to joke writing.  Greg has taught many people who have gone on to become stand up comedian stars like Anthony Jezelnik.

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Greg Dean, Stand Up Comedy Classes

The Professor of Stand Up Comedy, Co Owner, CTO

Greg Dean

He’s been teaching stand up comedy longer than anyone on the planet.

Forty years ago, Greg realized that nobody was teaching comedy. Greg took it upon himself to be a stand-up comedy teacher and teach others how to succeed.

  • 101 Instructor
  • 201 Instructor
  • Private Lessons
  • Active Stand Up Performer
Gayla Johnson, Sr. Teacher Greg Deans Stand Up Comedy

Senior Teacher, Co Owner, CEO

Gayla Johnson

Gayla is a Senior Teacher and Co-Owner of Greg Dean’s Comedy Classes.

As a 20-year veteran instructor, Producer of the Comedy Classes, and C.E.O. of Greg Dean’s Comedy, she is certified in Dean’s 101 & 201 Comedy Techniques & Events.

  • 101 Instructor
  • 201 Instructor
  • Private Lessons
  • Active Stand Up Performer
Kurtis Matthews

certified greg dean instructor

Kurtis Matthews

In addition to being a certified Greg Dean Instructor, Kurtis has a long and successful career as a professional comedian and instructor, starting in 1999 when Kurtis taught at the San Francisco Comedy College.

He is one of only two instructors in the United States, who offer the “process-based” comedy training that anyone can use to be funny.

  • 101 Instructor
  • 201 Instructor
  • Active Stand Up Performer


Why Learn with Us?


Greg Dean is The Original Stand Up Comedy Teacher

He was the first to codify, formulate, and develop techniques that could be used to create humor across cultures and languages.


Over 10,000 Graduates

Thousands have graduated the Greg Dean Method and moved on to have very successful careers.


Online Zoom Training - Multiple Class Times

All classes are taught in a video conferencing classroom environment with multiple times to choose from.


Certified Greg Dean Instructors

Greg Dean’s Instructors are all certified by Greg Dean himself.

Greg Dean Is Your Best Choice
for a Stand Up Comedy Instructor


  • ONLY GREG DEAN has been directly involved in the careers of the comedians he names.
  • ONLY GREG DEAN has been teaching comedy for over 40 years with a unique, proven technique.
  • ONLY GREG DEAN has written the definitive text on stand-up, used by comics throughout the world.
  • You will never get an opinion of what we think is funny.  You will only be taught real techniques and fundamentals so that you can develop your own “funny”!


Step by Step to Stand Up Comedy

The Best Training You’ll Ever Get!

Learn from the Professor of Stand Up Comedy – He’s got 40 years in the trenches teaching students how to maximize their “funny! with his tried and true techniques.  Other comedy schools have tried to copy his methods, but they just don’t get it right. Don’t get a copy — get the real thing!

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