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"Since taking Joe's class I've become a paid comic working with Chris Delia and performing over 600 shows my first year! I wish I worked with Joe 5 years ago. Thanks Joe, you rock."

- Dean Delray


"At last, a how-to class by someone who actually knows how to."
-Dave Boone, WGA Award Nominated Writer

"Joe is more than a teacher -- he is a motivator. Since class, I've been creating quality material at a blistering pace. His critiques are direct, comprehensive, and honest. The skills I learned in this class will benefit me throughout my career."-Beth Dover

"Joe definitely knows the field of comedy writing, especially the little ins and outs that are virtually impossible to discover on your own. The class was definitely worth my time and money!"- Chris Staats

"I can't tell you how valuable it is to have someone like Joe guide me and believe in me.  It's exactly what I was looking for."
-Elvis Winterbottom, Comedian 

"It's one thing to impart knowledge, it's quite another to inspire passion in others. Joe is a genuinely gifted teacher and I hope he continues giving to successive groups of writers, because what he gives is a lot." - Courtney Scheuerman

"Joe's class helped me develop an original comedic voice and avoid the usual pitfalls of a rookie comic. And the class includes a showcase at the Improv - which is one big boatload of gravy."  - Ian Jasper

"Joe's a talented stand-up teacher with a genuine desire to help comedians grow."
- Marc Campbell


Stand Up Comedy Class*

"The Continuation and Enhancement of the joke writing process"

*Successful completion of the Beginners Class

is required to take this class

* Generate better material

* Fine tune your comic persona

* Perform at the Hollywood Improv

* Get a video of your show!

You've proven that you have the drive, the stick-to-it-iveness, and passion to master the art of stand up comedy. Whether you “kill” or “die” on stage depends on your written material. First, the laughs must be there on paper.

Writing extraordinary comedy comes from
rewriting, mining, and refining ordinary comedy.

In this exclusive, fast-paced, and effective Advanced Comedy Writing Class you will learn even more skills and secrets to help you and your material soar. You will be challenged to hone, edit, and generate BETTER jokes.

In a unique "Writers Room" style environment you will :

  • Increase your joke writing output.
  • Hone and edit your material.
  • Throw out the junk, punch up the keepers, and write new jokes.
  • Learn how to get more louder, longer, quality laughs per minute.
  • Analyze news stories and current trends to create material ready for the stage, on air. and online.
  • Learn the secrets of successful joke writing.
  • Learn how to crank out material even when you're not feeling funny.
  • Learn the BEST way to deal with Hecklers.
  • Perform at the Hollywood Improv.
  • Get a video of your show that you can hand to bookers, managers, agents, producers, and fans.

      AND MUCH MORE! Enroll NOW!!!

Limited to 10 comedians


Thursdays in Santa Monica
Remaining 2015 Dates SOLD OUT

2016 Dates coming soon

Pay in full - SAVE $30 $365.00


$395.00 and make 3 payments:

Deposit of $145.00 reserves your spot!

2nd payment of $125.00 due 1st class

3rd payment of $125.00 due 3rd class


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For more info call 310-916-8761 or email Info@LAStandUps.com