Stand-Up Comedy 160

Comedy Class Syllabus:

  • Learn traditional improv techniques and how to apply them to your craft
  • Hone your stand-up comedy skills in a free-form writing environment
  • Mold topics into an on-the-spot original routine through a weekly on-stage performance workshop
  • Translate your ideas into a crafted act through proper joke structure and editing techniques

Comedy Classes Include:

  • Six two-hour-long comedy class sessions at Helium Comedy Club, Sundays from 2-4PM
  • A Graduation Showcase at Helium at 8PM on the Wednesday immediately following the final class session (schedule permitting) in which participants perform for an audience of friends and family in a supportive, positive, and controlled environment

Upcoming Class Dates

November Session:

  • 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/23, 12/30 - Grad Show 01/02 @8PM
  • No class session 12/16

November Class Registration


About the Instructor:

Darryl Charles is a comic with nearly a decade of experience doing stand-up, improv and sketch comedy. He is a feature comic at Helium Comedy Club, a member of ComedySportz Philly and writes and performs sketch comedy with The Layoff Kids, whose videos have been featured on Funny or Die. He has mixed the building blocks of those disciplines to provide a class that will help mold and refine your improv abilities.

Darryl teaches both stand-up and improv classes at Helium Comedy Club.