Punching Yourself Up: Stage Writing for the Consummate Comic


Lindsay Gonzales

Saturday, March 23, 2013
10:00 am at Improv Asylum  Location Info / Directions


We've all seen the comic that goes up night after night, week after week, month after month doing the SAME jokes, using the same words, the same expressions, with the SAME set order again and again...None of us want to be that guy (or girl). We can all agree that stand-up is about finding the words that work the best, but how do you get lasting material from the story that killed that one time at that one open-mic? How come it didn't work the next time, or the time after that? This workshop is NOT an improv class or a writing class, it's a class about thinking on your feet and developing your material so it's richer and fuller every time you perform it. You will learn techniques about how to expand your material and take your work to the next level from developing the original idea, to preparing untes