What is a Joke?: Joke analysis. Subject/point of view/twist. Information part/funny part.
Point of View 1: Understanding point of view. Working on material for established comics to practice point of view.
Ways to Improve a Joke 1: Editing. Repetition. Shock. Choosing the best words.
Ways to Improve a Joke 2: Joke dissection. Adapting to circumstance. Adding relevance.
The Audience: Knowing your audience. How to appeal to a particular audience.
The Performer: Discovering your persona. Communicating your persona. Timing.
Point of View 2: Find out what others think is funny about you. Refine your persona.
Prepare for Show 1: Assemble your act. Microphone and stage technique. Working on delivery. Rehearsal.
Prepare for Show 2: Continuation of above.
Note: Content may vary among individual classes.