Live Classes at the Santa Monica Playhouse

Live In-Person Classes

Join Greg in Real Life!

1211 4th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401

 Building Routines Class

Beginning Class

Class Begins Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 7 to 10 pm Pacific Time

Greg Dean, Author of Step-by-Step to Stand Up Comedy, invented and perfected joke writing and performing fundamentals that have prepared over 40,007 people for a career in comedy.

Learn the Greg Dean Stand Up Comedy Step-by-Step System & Learn Principles, Techniques & Skill.

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Advanced Joke Writing & Professional Performing Class

Advanced Class

Class Begins Wednesday, March 30, 2022 7 to 10 pm Pacific Time

PRE-REQUISITE: BUILDING ROUTINES CLASS

Learn what professional stand up comedians know. It’s not enough to write great jokes, you have to know how to connect with every audience and perform to them and for them.

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Upcoming Workshops & Seminars

10 Steps to Be a Working Comedian

Date To Be Announced

Admission:  (includes workbook): $118.00

Join Greg Dean at the Santa Monica Playhouse in a live in person workshop where he takes you through the ten steps you need to know to get work.

No matter what venue you’re interested in booking, these are the steps you need to do it!

Crowd Work Fundamentals 

Find the Funny in Your Audience

Date To Be Announced

Admission:  (includes workbook): $75.00

Join Greg Dean at the Santa Monica Playhouse in a live in person workshop where he takes you deep into techniques to get your audience laughing.  

How do you get that audience to laugh and interact with you, while you stay at the top of your game? You join Greg for this workshop, that’s how!

In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn how to work a crowd in three basic areas.

1. Learn how to ask questions.
2. Learn how to handle their comments.
3. Learn how to make their answers your next joke.

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 that truly do show them how to write a joke along with several other critical skills.  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!