COMEDIAN STRASSE

NINE MONTHS INTO STAND-UP COMEDY [EP. 123]

Today I am joined by one of my students “Straussie”. Straussie took the Stand-Up Comedy Level One: Writing class back in February. Then he followed through with the Level Two: Performance Class and the Business of Comedy Class. I could tell right away this guy doesn’t mess around. He is serious about things and is…

DISC Personality Assessments

PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT INSIGHT [EP. 049]

Knowing how to approach different people based on their personality type can be a HUGE factor in whether you get your message across. Randy Miller of MOVE ON TODAY 2 specializes in identifying personality traits and how to interact with people based on them. Check out this episode! When it comes to being a comedian,…

LIve Comedy Writing Session

COMEDY IDEA TO PREMISE [EP. 036]

You asked for it – you got it. One frequent request from listeners is to have an episode 100% focussed on writing. So, I challenged Gavin to come in with a handful of ideas he wanted to turn into jokes. Together, we go over his ideas, pick one and spend the episode exploring various angles…

My Love Affair with Comedy

MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH STAND-UP COMEDY [EP. 033]

  Why do I love stand-up comedy? Let me count the ways! Check out this episode! If you enjoy this PODCAST please subscribe in iTunes , or  STITCHER and leave a comment and ranking. In this episode we talk about nine attractive characteristics of stand-up. Not that the other art forms aren’t pretty in their own way. But…

Finding Your Ultimate audience

FINDING YOUR ULTIMATE AUDIENCE [EP. 030]

At some point you will discover that your jokes appeal to a certain type of audience. Hopefully, that group will be full of people you enjoy performing for. When this happens, you have found your “Ultimate Audience”. Check out this episode! Early on, I don’t want you to get to hung up on finding out…

Are You Being Yourself On Stage?

Are you Being Yourself On Stage?

by Rik Roberts | SchoolOfLaugh.com It’s funny looking back at when I first started. I thought I knew exactly who I wanted to be on stage. From recent discussions, it turns out many other comics felt the same way. They thought they knew what style they wanted to have on stage, what type of material they would get into, etc.,…

What is Holding You Back

What Is Holding You Back?

by Rik Roberts (www.SchoolOfLaughs.com)   Is your comedy career better than it was one year ago? Are you where you thought you would be? Take a minute and think before you answer. Wait. One … more … second. Okay. If you immediately answered YES – congratulations! You are moving towards your goals and making progress. Let’s keep that momentum going…