How to be a Stand-Up Comedy MC


In this 3-hour workshop, Greg teaches you the essential skills, the do’s and don’ts and many simple techniques use with the comedians and audiences.

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Course Details

Yes! It’s true, many stand-up comedians have become MCs which has launched their careers. Learning how to MC is the key to being a successful MC for stand-up comedy. Like anything, the art of being an MC must be learned and perfected. There is a right way and a wrong way to do the job. Do it the wrong way and you won’t get bookings. Do it the right way and you’ll be in steady demand!

The 40+ page training manual will be used in the workshop and is not optional. You’ll be learning all aspects of being an MC for stand-up comedy in a variety of venues.

Your on-demand class is provided through a separate training platform, Teachable. There you can easily enroll into any of Greg Dean’s on demand courses. Once a course is purchased through Teachable, you will have continued access and can view it as many times as you would like.

What you’ll learn

  • Various comedy techniques that you should use as a part of being an MC
  • What to do before the show, during the show, and after the show
  • Proper microphone technique
  • Key principles to writing your MC opening
  • How to introduce and play off the various stand-up comedians
  • And so much more.

Your instructor

The Professor of Stand Up Comedy
Greg Dean

Greg Dean, the Professor of Stand-Up Comedy, is the author of the international bestseller, Step-by-Step to Stand Up Comedy. It’s now sold in six different languages. Creator of the original Joke Structure technique. Greg Dean has been teaching stand up comedy for over 40 years and is a true innovator in the field of stand-up comedy education, having launched the first stand-up comedy school in the world.