Basic Stand-up Comedy Tips For New Comedians

New comedians can sometimes have unrealistic ideas about how to progress when they first start their stand-up comedy adventures.

In the video below, you will find some basic stand-up comedy tips for new comedians:


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The first order of business for any new comedian is to develop a solid and consistent stand-up comedy act that generates the biggest audience laughs possible.

Writing Stand-up Comedy Material Can Be A Challenge

Most people who make the decision to become a comedian automatically assume that they must write stand-up comedy material in a literary fashion (that is designed to be read).

This can create some additional challenges when it comes to producing stand-up comedy material that will actually get laughs because most of a comedian’s ability to generate laughs does not lie with the literal words that are used.



I always recommend that comedians don’t try to write stand-up comedy material in the literary sense and here’s why:

Clean Comedy Presents Some Significant Opportunities

One of the important decisions a comedian must make is the type of stand-up comedy act that they develop. The reason I say that is because a clean comedy act provides substantially more performing opportunities and significantly greater income.

Now don’t get me wrong – the type of act a comedian decides to develop is strictly a personal choice.

And no matter what type of act a comedian chooses to develop, they will still need to generate an average of 4-6+ laughs per minute in order to make headway with their stand-up comedy routine.

Here are some of the advantages of developing a clean comedy act: