Just wondering. Anyone here does stand-up? From small open mics to hosting gigs. Would love to exchange some skills/techniques/structuring
I cant help you here but my advice is to watch stand up comedians (Russell Howard is great) and evaluate how they engage audiences, and what types of humour they specialise in (political, sitcom)
Also, Russell can help you with structure, he does a range of topics
What does that mean?
on the spot comedy. You have to make it up as you go along, you don’t have a script to read off of, etc… It happens in the moment basically.
Stand up comedy is not made up as you go along. That’s improv. Stand up comedy is typically a rehearsed set.
I dabble in it
Stand up comedy is scripted, however there is a lot of improv involved since the comedian is interacting with the audience a lot.
Um, I could really use some help w/ live comedy too. Can someone give some tips? Also the name should be STAND up, not stan-up!!!
Yeah typo. My bad