Stand Up Beginner's Course (week 2)
Tuesday 19th March 2024, 7:30pm to 9:30pm - courses
7:30-9:30 pm - The King's Arms, London Bridge
Fun and friendly, exciting and inspiring, this course teaches you everything you need to know to become a stand-up comic, led by one of the most respected comedians on the circuit.
"One of my favourite comedians and people. I wouldn't be doing comedy if it wasn't for Luke." Joel Dommett
This 5 week course is perfect for complete beginners or people who have already done some gigs and want to speed up their development.
It is also great for people who want to build confidence, improve their work presentations, have a best man speech coming up or just hate speaking in public.
Bucket lists, mid-life crises, new challenges, we cater for them all!
"Luke is to comedy what Pep Guardiola is to football. A master of the craft." Simon Brodkin (aka Lee Nelson)
Running on Tuesday evenings (7.30-9.30pm) in London Bridge from March 12th - April 9th, the course includes a showcase performance at The Bill Murray Comedy Club, Islington at 1pm on Saturday 13th April.
Below is a list of just some of the subjects and skills covered in the course:
How to write great jokes
How to mould them into brilliant routines
How to generate ideas
How to perform with confidence
How to connect with your audience
How to give a great first impression
General stage craft and performance technique
Dealing with nerves and hecklers
The golden rules of writing comedy
The secret of comedy (it's not what you think)
How to fix jokes that aren't working
How to find your voice
How to put together a set
Offence: Where's the line?
Truth in comedy
PLUS loads of individual advice and helpful tips.
"Luke is a brilliant teacher of stand-up comedy. With charm and encouragement, he brings an inspiring range of insight and perspective to a comedian's raw ideas, whatever their experience.” Jeff Innocent
About the tutor:
Luke Toulson has been a stand-up comedian for 17 years, performing at all the major comedy clubs in the country, doing 7 solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe and appearing on Russell Howard's Good News. He has won or been nominated for numerous awards, written for and directed many well-known comedians who have featured on Live at the Apollo, the Royal Variety Performance and Mock The Week, and has been teaching comedy courses since 2018.
“Luke is a brilliant teacher - honestly I’ve done a few courses and his was by far the most succinct and insightful, it’s already helped me so much!” Janine Harouni
£294.99 or £225 (NHS, student, unemployed) - please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask about this!
Up to 16 places available.
Tuesday 12th March, Tuesday 19th March, Tuesday 26th March, Tuesday 2nd April & Tuesday 9th April.
The King's Arms, 65 Newcomen Street, London Bridge, SE1 1YT.
The Bill Murray, Islington - Saturday 13th April, 1pm-3pm.
Book your place HERE.