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“The World’s Premier Stand-Up Comedy Teacher”

ABOUT GREG

After a successful career playing the world’s greatest stages, Greg Dean has taught his exclusive stand-up system to over 15,000 students, and has launched the careers of countless working comics. Greg has published dozens of books, videos and workbooks — including the best-selling Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy.

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Learn Joke Writing & Performance Skills
with Greg’s Stand-Up Comedy Classes

ATTEND GREG’S FREE STAND-UP COMEDY SEMINAR

Join Greg Dean LIVE AND IN PERSON at the Santa Monica Playhouse for a non-stop 90-minute crash course in comedy basics. You’ll have fun learning, and you’ll learn why Greg is the best.

NEXT SEMINAR: Thur. Aug. 3rd
7:30-8:30 PM

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BEGINNERS CLASSES

With Greg Dean’s acclaimed teaching system, you’re on the fast track to comedy writing and performing. You’ll be writing jokes within minutes — and you’ll know why they’re funny!

NEXT CLASS BEGINS MONDAY, JULY 10
LIMIT 12 STUDENTS – 7 SEATS LEFT

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PRIVATE SESSIONS

If you’re not in the Los Angeles area, don’t despair — you can still learn from Greg. He’s as close as your computer and a Skype connection, and you’ll get his full, personal attention.

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Why Greg Dean Is Your Best Choice

THE TRUTH ABOUT
STAND-UP TEACHERS

  • ONLY GREG DEAN has been directly involved in the careers of the comedians he names.
  • ONLY GREG DEAN has been teaching comedy for over 30 years with a unique, proved technique.
  • Step by step to stand-up comedy classes los angeles santa monica class workshops schoolsONLY GREG DEAN has written the definitive text on stand-up, used by comics throughout the world.

Experience the difference for yourself! Attend Greg’s FREE Stand-Up Comedy Seminar.

WHAT GREG
TEACHES

In Greg Dean’s stand-up comedy classes, you’ll learn

  • How to write a joke
  • How to get more laughs
  • Overcoming stage fright
  • Finding your unique comic voice
  • Group writing sessions
  • How to tag jokes
  • Show development
  • Developing a strong comic voice
  • Act-Outs
  • Perform a set at the Hollywood Improv

HOW YOU CAN APPLY
WHAT YOU LEARN

No matter what brings to Greg’s classes, you’ll take away

  • Building a comedy career
  • Business presentations
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Emceeing community events
  • Extemporaneous speaking
  • Boosting confidence
  • Overcoming fears
  • Achieving greater career success
  • Social events
  • Writing business reports

Greg’s Successful Students

Their comedy careers began in Greg’s classroom — just like yours can: Whoopi Goldberg, Anthony Jeselnik, Gayla Johnson, Richard Villa, Sherri Shepherd, Sean Carrigan, Loni Love, Tamer Kattan, Hanna Dickinson, David Blatter

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“I attribute my confidence to Greg Dean.”

“I’m an actress–not a comedian. My first performance in the showcase at the Comedy Store went so well that not only did I decide to focus on stand-up as a profession, but I also booked my first paying gig for three weeks later. I attribute my confidence to Greg Dean.”

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Melinda H

“I’m an actress–not a comedian. My first performance in the showcase at the Comedy Store went so well that not only did I decide to focus on stand-up as a profession, but I also booked my first paying gig for three weeks later. I attribute my confidence to Greg Dean.”

“I can implement Greg’s teaching in the corporate world. “

“I’m the CEO of a successful company and have been speaking and coaching for years. What Greg taught me I will be able to immediately implement in the corporate world. So, thank you Greg.”

Joe B

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Joe B

“I’m the CEO of a successful company and have been speaking and coaching for years. What Greg taught me I will be able to immediately implement in the corporate world. So, thank you Greg.”

“The joke writing is amazing.”

“There are ‘ah-ha!’ moments in every one of these stand up comedy classes. And every student gets a lot of focused, personal attention. And the joke writing is amazing.”

Birdy M

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Birdy M

“There are ‘ah-ha!’ moments in every one of these stand up comedy classes. And every student gets a lot of focused, personal attention. And the joke writing is amazing.”

“Greg doesn’t dictate to you what is funny.”

“Greg Dean’s stand up comedy classes were so fun and a great place to learn how to develop material. One thing I appreciated is that he doesn’t dictate to you what is funny or tell you to be funny by doing it his way.”

Suwon W

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Suwon W

“Greg Dean’s stand up comedy classes were so fun and a great place to learn how to develop material. One thing I appreciated is that he doesn’t dictate to you what is funny or tell you to be funny by doing it his way.”

“I loved it!”

“I had been trying to muster up the courage to give stand-up a try. My wife read up on Greg Dean’s comedy writing and performing classes and signed me up. I loved it. I highly recommend his stand up comedy workshops for anyone wrestling getting in front of a mic in hopes of “being funny.”

Eddie P

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Eddie P

“I had been trying to muster up the courage to give stand-up a try. My wife read up on Greg Dean’s comedy writing and performing classes and signed me up. I loved it. I highly recommend his stand up comedy workshops for anyone wrestling getting in front of a mic in hopes of “being funny.”

“You can benefit from this class.”

“All-in-all you can benefit from this stand up comedy class if you want to learn, want to have fun, want to laugh on a weekly basis, want to exercise your joke writing and performance chops, and if you want to take your seemingly funny thoughts and turn them into audience-loving jokes.”

Tatiana H

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Tatiana H

“All-in-all you can benefit from this stand up comedy class if you want to learn, want to have fun, want to laugh on a weekly basis, want to exercise your joke writing and performance chops, and if you want to take your seemingly funny thoughts and turn them into audience-loving jokes.”
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