Tuesday 10/6 – Tuesday 10/27

2.5 hours


Dip your toe into the world of stand up comedy- 0% fear, 100% fun. This is the perfect place for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of stand up. Every week you will learn fundamentals, workshop material & experiment in a safe and positive class environment. Please note that there is no graduation show for this class.

Calendar for Joy of Stand Up: Open Enrollment, 10/6



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Christi Chiello is a comedian based in NYC. She made her television debut on Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, opposite legend Jimmy Carr. She was named a “New Face of Comedy” at the International Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and has appeared on Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack, Comedy Knockout & IFC’s Comedy Crib. Christi wrote and stars in her acclaimed one woman show It’s Christi, B*tch! which had sold out showings at Joe’s Pub and Ars Nova, was featured in the New York Times and hailed a “must see comedy event” by Time Out New York. Currently, Christi stars in Chris Gethard Presents on Manhattan Neighborhood Network. You can hear her as Baby Saffron on the PBS Kid’s show Pinkalicious and Peterrific and see her in national television commercials for IKEA. She hosts her own show Christi Chiello’s Lost and Found at The Stand & is the warm-up comic for The XChange Rate on Yahoo! Christi is the opening act for Nicole Byer at clubs and theatres all over the country and you can see her in the upcoming season of This Joka starring Will Smith on Quibi. Fore more information you can visit christichiello.com or follow her @christichiello!

Christi teaches annual intensive workshops at Muhlenberg College and Arts Quest in PA. She is the founder of “Finding Your Voice” at QED and has sold out private & group classes on ZOOM. In 2018 Christi was a faculty member at Sarah Lawrence College and taught the entire Spring Semester of Stand Up Comedy 101. She is excited to bring her teaching styles to the PIT!

Christi is also available for private 1:1 coaching! Please email classes@thepit-nyc.com for more info!