Hosting 101-Learn how to be an MC and host comedy shows, podcasts, college gigs private events, and corporate shows. Online via Zoom.
Taught by one of NYC's favorite comedy club hosts.
Learning how to host a comedy show is an essential part of your comedy education. For aspiring comedians, learning how to host a comedy show is a valuable way to get extra stage time as you begin your comedy journey. It is also a great way for you to develop new material and develop your own brand persona. Just as important, you will learn valuable skills that you can use for podcasts, lucrative Corporate gigs, College engagements and Cruise Ship bookings. And of course, these skills will also help you make better presentations and become a more effective communicator in your professional life. This class is unique because it offers both simulated and actual live hosting opportunities for our students. At the end of the class you will be given the opportunity to host a live show. What you get: Four stand up comedy classes, and a live hosting opportunity on a pro show. In-person Class $200.
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Topics Covered in our Stand Up Comedy MC Class. Learn how to MC shows and host podcasts, corporate events, private parties, college gigs and cruise ships.
Learn how to MC shows and host podcasts, corporate events, private parties, college gigs and cruise ships.
•The essential roles of an MC when hosting a comedy club show.
*Hosting outside the club: podcasts, corporate gigs, private parties, college gigs, cruise ships.
•How to size-up the audience and identify “crowd pockets.”
•How to engage the audience and get them on your side.
•How to revive a dead audience.
•Crowd work--the do’s and don’ts of eliciting audience participation. How to improv while maintaining “a safety net.”
•Bomb lines and when to use them.
•Dealing with hecklers and drunks.
•Using your new Emcee skills in your everyday work life.
•Tricks of the trade: hosting late night shows.