INTRO TO STAND-UP COMEDY

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Are you ready to laugh, learn, and have a blast? Our comedy classes and workshops are designed to sharpen your comedic skills, boost your confidence, and unleash your inner funny bone! Whether you’re a complete beginner or a little seasoned, our classes are designed for everyone to enjoy and grow together. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fun and supportive comedy community at our next class!

Upcoming Class Details
Date:
Saturday, 4/20 (SOLD OUT: text 904-323-2471 to be the 1st notified of the next one!)
Meets: 12PM – 4PM
Level: Beginner
Type: Workshop
Ages: Adults & Mature Teens
Includes: All Class Materials, Snacks/Drinks & Graduation Certificate

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Description

Our 1-Day Intro to Stand-Up Comedy Workshop is designed for those with no formal experience or training who’d like to get started in the art of stand-up comedy! This workshop will combine lectures, slides, videos, and in-class writing exercises so you leave the workshop better equipped to start your comedy journey!

Important Disclaimer *

Our stand-up comedy classes and workshops are uncensored. We believe in the freedom of expression, both for our instructors and students. Stand-up comedy is an art form that fosters self-expression and free speech, essential for societal growth, idea sharing, connection, and progress. In our classes, you’ll find examples from professional comedians, including some known for their ‘blue’ or edgy comedy. We want to clarify that our curriculum encompasses a wide spectrum of comedic styles and doesn’t exclusively focus on ‘clean’ or family-friendly comedy. It’s essential to know that our content can include adult themes, rated-R language, and what some may consider off-color or risqué humor. This class is not intended for children or those who may find such content uncomfortable. If you’re seeking a clean, PG-rated, or censored curriculum, our class may not be the best fit for your preferences. We value transparency and aim to create an inclusive space for all forms of comedy expression.

WHO WE ARE

Creative Veins is where art meets excellence! We are an award-winning performing arts studio that caters to students of all ages and experience levels, offering classes in acting, improv, stand-up, and screenwriting. Our instructors are professional, agency-represented artists, excelling both locally and regionally in film, theater, commercials, TV, and live productions in cities like Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Nashville, and Knoxville. Additionally, many of our instructors are multi-talented, with expertise spanning acting, music, singing, dance, improv, and more! From newcomers to hobbyists, to those aspiring to become industry professionals, our diverse student community spans a wide spectrum of goals. At Creative Veins, we’re excited to help each student achieve their unique aspirations. A pro tip: Our instructors, being actively engaged and experienced in the industry, are your ultimate source of the most accurate and up-to-date information in this field!

Join us, and let’s unleash your creative potential together!”

WHAT WE'LL COVER

Welcome to our Stand-Up Comedy Workshop! It’s like a fast-track journey through our comprehensive 4-week program, where we’ll dive into every aspect of the comedic craft.

From understanding the science of laughter to mastering joke structure, writing, editing, and crafting your own unique material, creating captivating set lists, and delivering your performance with finesse. We’ll even delve into the intricate world of stage mechanics, and most importantly, the art of captivating and holding an audience’s attention.

This workshop is designed for those with a burning desire to learn the fundamental skills required to become a sought-after and extraordinary comedian. You’ll be equipped to write and perform jokes that leave audiences in stitches, ensuring a minimum of 1 Laugh Per Minute (1/LPM).

A FEW THINGS YOU'LL LEARN
  • Unearthing the gold within your sea of ideas
  • Transforming your raw premises into well-structured jokes
  • Mastering the art of editing, refining, and elevating your jokes to make them truly unforgettable
  • Sequencing your jokes into a compelling setlist, ready to light up the stage
  • Gaining invaluable stage experience through in-class practice, feedback, and guidance from our experienced instructors
  • Capturing, holding, and commanding the room’s undivided attention with your comedic brilliance


Join us, and let’s embark on this laughter-filled journey together, shaping you into the comedian you aspire to be!

HOW WE'RE DIFFERENT

If you aspire to become a fantastic comedian, the journey begins with crafting exceptional material. Writing is your foundation, and it’s where the magic starts.

Now, we’re not your typical ‘comedy school.’ We don’t just throw you on stage and leave you to the wolves. We understand the importance of building a strong skill set before taking the spotlight. The trial-and-error approach can be time-consuming and costly.

Instead, we’re all about efficiency. We focus on equipping you with essential skills: writing, performing, and stage mechanics. Our mantra is value for value. We’re passionate about showing you how to be a skilled stand-up comedian, so you have something truly remarkable to offer your audience.

Your time is precious, and we’re here to make every moment count!

OUR WORKSHOP IS PERFECT FOR
  • Anyone looking to explore a passion, build confidence, strengthen communication, overcome stage fright/anxiety, try something fun and have a new experience
  • Comedy enthusiasts with a burning desire to craft, script, polish, and elevate their unique creations alongside our comedy mentors
  • Adults and mature teens, uncharted in the world of comedy but driven by a genuine curiosity to master the bedrock of outstanding stand-up
OUR INSTRUCTORS

At our stand-up comedy classes, you’ll be guided by seasoned professionals with over 20+ years of combined experience in the comedy world. We firmly believe that the best way to learn a job is from someone who’s already mastered it. Join us for a journey of laughter, learning, and growth!

OUR COMEDY GRADS HAVE
  • Fearlessly took the stage in front of live audiences immediately after graduating
  • Triumphed in comedy contests across Florida, from Jacksonville to West Palm
  • Headlined and featured in shows, captivating audiences locally, regionally, and nationally
  • Showcased their talent in comedy festivals along the entire East Coast
  • Clinched the coveted Comedian of the Year awards from Folio, Void, and Jacksonville Magazine in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020
  • Earning accolades for the Best Comedy Roast at the Portland Comedy Festival
  • Shared the stage with acclaimed comedians like Liz Winstead (Creator of The Daily Show), Eddie Brill (David Letterman’s 17-year warm-up comic), Joyelle Johnson (The Tonight Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers, HBO’s Crashing), Steven Lolli (Writer for Katt Williams, Eddie Pepitone, co-host of the popular PepTalks podcast), and John Poveromo (HBO, Fox, VH1)
  • Delighted audiences at the renowned and award-winning comedy club, Laugh Lounge
REQUIREMENTS
  • Access to email and the internet
  • Registered by the class start date
  • Laptop, tablet, or Notebook + Pen/Pencil
  • Ability to complete a writing exercise (<20 mins) prior to class
CLASS TRANSFERS / REFUNDS
  • If the session hasn’t started yet and you notify us of your inability to attend, we are happy to move you into a new session or workshop or reimburse you for the full amount paid
  • If the session has already started and you notify us of your inability to complete it before it ends, we are happy to move you into a new session or reimburse you for the unattended classes/hours
  • If the session has already ended and you did not notify us of your inability to attend all of the classes/hours, we are happy to move you into a new date (refunds are not provided to “no call/no shows/walk-outs”)
LOCATION / PARKING

Our studio, spanning over 5,000 sq. ft., includes a welcoming lobby and a comfy movie room for family and friends to relax. We provide ample free parking in our private lot, with additional 24/7 free parking available on nearby side streets!

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Check out our F.A.Q. page or contact us at Jax@CreativeVeins.com or by phone/text at 904-323-2471!

Additional information

Class type

Stand-up

Session

Saturday, 4/20, 12PM – 4PM (SOLD OUT)

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