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Aside from being a stand-up and writer, Joey has also taught stand-up classes and has coached people in writing and stand-up. Here's an outline of what he offers!


Two-hour course:
  1. Types of comedy: The basic of performing and writing comedy
  2. How to write a joke
  3. Techniques of Stand Up Comics: Reverses, Beats, Tags, Call Backs
  4. Marketing your comedy product: Query letters, how to write a press release, head shots, sample material, what to charge.

Six-week course: Advanced Stand-Up Comedy/Comedy Writing Class

  • Class #1: An introduction to the business of performing and writing comedy. Open mikes, writing material for yourself or for others
  • Class #2: Techniques of Stand Up Comedy: Tags, Call Backs, finding your style, know how to sell a joke
  • Class #3: Types of jokes: Reverse, Rules of Three, Malapropos, Exaggerations
  • Class #4: Writing current comedy: Radio disc jockeys, greeting cards, magazines
  • Class #5: Marketing and networking: How to write a press release, When should you get head shots, Who needs material and how do you get it to them?
  • Class #6: Comedy Writing Olympics: The class is broken up into groups and given exercises where they are judged. Final Q&A sessions, Graduation
Contact Joey at class@joeycallahan.com to sign up for the next class.

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