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