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In-Person Level 2 Stand Up 6:30-9:00PM EST

Monday 1/24 – Saturday 3/12

Instructor: Stephanie Holmes

$349+FEES

Now that you’ve done your first three minutes in front of a live audience it’s time to build on that towards your 5 minutes. If you look up first time appearances of all your favorite stand ups on late night tv from Carson to now, it will generally be around 5 minutes. A tight 5 minutes can take you a long way! Perfect for Graduates of Level 1 Stand Up or Comedians who have at least 1 year of Stand-Up experience.

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ONLINE Womxn+ Stand-up Workshop Part 1: Beginners 7-9:30PM EST

Monday 1/24 – Monday 3/14

Instructor: Christi Chiello

In this class you will learn all the basics of writing and performing stand-up comedy. We will study comedy theory and gain a deeper understanding of what causes laughter. Students will be given a safe, engaging and supportive environment to build confidence in their creative ideas both on and off the stage. You will be encouraged to experiment outside your comfort zone, take risks and always lead with the principles of being honest, specific and having a strong point of view. Classes will serve as a laboratory for creating original stand-up material. You will learn how to translate your ideas into a crafted act through proper joke structure, writing & editing techniques all while developing a commitment to your own, unique sense of humor. You will come out of this course with a 3 minute comedy set which will be performed for friends & family at a Graduation Performance on 3/14. No prerequisite to join!

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Wanna be on The PIT stage? Submit your show for consideration and you could see your work on this list!

ONLINE Womxn+ Stand-up Workshop Part 2: Intermediate 7-9:30PM EST

Tuesday 1/25 – Tuesday 3/8

Instructor: Christi Chiello

This course is for more experienced performers with existing knowledge of how to write and perform stand up comedy. In this course we will polish material and perfect persona, expand with different comedic writing styles including monologue jokes and submission packets for professional writing jobs, and learn additional skills like hosting and warm-up work. In this class we will also discuss the business of stand up comedy and how you can begin to approach a professional career. You will come out of this course with a 5 minute comedy set which will be performed for friends & family at a Graduation Performance on 3/1.

Prerequisite: You must have some stand up comedy experience.

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ONLINE Womxn’s Stand Up Part 3: Advanced 7-9:30PM EST

Wednesday 1/26 – Wednesday 3/9

Instructor: Christi Chiello

This is for stand up comedians who have studied stand up comedy, written a solid set, have attended open mics and are serious about committing harder to stand up in 2022. You will come out of this course with a 7 minute set and a comprehensive understanding of the business of stand up comedy. I will provide you with an extensive list of stand up comedy open mics, assistance with goal setting, guidance for online tools, writing practices for continued growth and tips on how to remain personally resilient. Our final class on 3/9 will also serve as a showcase for friends & family. This course will include a live panel discussion and Q+A with professionals in the field of stand up comedy including a stand up comedian, booker & a comedy agent.

Prerequisite: You must have taken a stand up comedy class with Christi prior to enrollment or provide an email to the PIT detailing your stand up comedy experience to be considered.

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In-Person Stand-up Level 1 1:30-4:00PM EST

Tuesday 2/15 – Saturday 3/26

Instructor: Chris Griggs

 

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 an online stand-up show, where students present their first 3 minutes of material.

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In-Person Stand-up Level 1 7-9:30PM EST

Sunday 2/20 – Sunday 4/3

Instructor: Chris Griggs

 

$349+FEES

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 an online stand-up show, where students present their first 3 minutes of material.

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ONLINE Stand-Up Level 1 7-9:00PM EST

Monday 2/28 – Tuesday 4/12

Instructor: Nicole Korkolis

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 an online stand-up show, where students present their first 3 minutes of material.

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