About the class

There's nothing more exhilarating than performing stand up comedy, it can be intimidating.  More of a guide than a conventional class, this goal-oriented program will get you up there doing stand up for the first time. You will come out of this class with disciplined writing tools, informative personal feedback and important advice, as you begin your stand up comedy journey. Whether you're a beginner or experienced in other walks of comedy life, this class is for you. Class culminates in a stand up show, where students present their first 3 minutes of material.



 

Chris Griggs

Chris Griggs has been a regular host for TV Land's "PRIME" Movies and made TV appearances on the Discovery Channel and ION TV. He was also selected to represent New York on the TV show "World Cup Comedy," produced by Kelsey Grammar. He has also been featured in independent films such as "The Best Man" and most recently "Do Not Call." Theater highlights include the award winning NYC Fringe Festival production of "SUV The Musical," playing Richard Foreman in "Being Richard Foreman," and "Goebbels! Live From Hell!" which won best play at The NYC Cringe Festival. Chris is also a standup comedian and a part of "The Average White Guy" comedy tour. He performs regularly on The PIT's house team The Baldwins. To find out more please visit his website.