Australia’s School of Stand up Comedy with locations in SYD, VIC, SA and ACT. 10th year Special Price of $199.99 ends March 2020!

Australia’s # 1 and most respected, School of Stand-up Comedy with locations in SYD, VIC, SA and ACT is celebrating their 10th year of professional stand-up comedy training. All Complete Industry Course seats, in All cities, ( Until March 2020) are only $199.99. That’s right, All courses in all cities. This includes our 4/5 day courses. (Our 1 day intro course Sydney is only $199.99) It’s just our way of saying thanks for making us Australia’s # 1 Stand-up comedy school. Unlike some schools, just our name alone, proves we’re serious about professional stand-up comedy training. Lots of great things, happening in 2020 including the release of our New Advance Stand up Course. Keep reading and hope to see u in class!

Now with Lot’s and Lot’s of New Stuff, including longer and larger classes, more industry info, real time student video filming, more stage practice time and instructors! Keep reading!


Curriculums:

Complete Industry Comedy Course:

  • Where and How to find and write great material
  • Step by step joke writing techniques
  • Fine tuning and sharpening your performance skills, Comedy Pitfalls & Traps.
  • Proper mic etiquette and pointers to make sure you’re always heard clearly
  • Time saving tips on what to look-out for and avoid.
  • Educational vintage and current DVD footage of Comedians and classic stand up routines
  • Improv vs Stand up. Pros & Cons and exercises to help master them both
  • Finding Your On Stage Persona, Stand up Tips and insider secrets, List of Comic Venues in Syd / Vic / Canberra to perfect your trade.
  • Understanding the different Comedic Styles and where u will fit in
  • What is an assembly line comic?
  • What are the  several types of comedic performers?
  • Footage of former graduates in action across Australia
  • Optional graduation performance
  • Getting past your stage fear
  • Bombing on stage and why it’s good
  • Our 5 plus 3 program ( 4/5 Days classroom Training and 2/3 live work experience gigs for graduates)
  • 5 different stand up comedy shows to perfect your comedic styles (BonkerZ and $10 Dollar Comedy Clubs -Sydney, Adelaide & Perth Fringe 2018, Themed shows across the country i.e 20 Comics in 60 mins, 10 Comics for $10 bucks, Battle of the Comic sexes etc etc
  • Now you can select A Certificate of Completion (if U only want to learn the theory) or a Graduation Certificate (If u want to perform live with work experience)Choose your Grad Package Here
  • Optional Professional Graduation Performance DVD
  • FREE  VIC/SYD/ACT/SA Open Mic Clubs and Competition booking Info
  • FREE refreshments (Tea and Coffee) SYD/VIC/ACT/SA
  • New – We’ve added 2 1/2 hrs more to each course! Now over 15hrs (Longest in the country with grad pack)
  • New – More instructors from USA, NZ, Aus and The UK (Male and Female over 35 Total years of experience- Only 1 School offers this)
  • New – In class filming and playback each day, to help improve and sharpen your skills instantly. (The first and only school to offer this)
  • New – New locations in Canberra
  • New – Larger Classes and More instructors
  • New – The JHC “It helps improve your memory”
  • We highly recommend performing at graduation, it will be the most supportive and best audience you will have to start off. 

All Complete Industry Comedy Courses include our 5 plus 3 program (2-3 Gigs work experience + 4/5 Days Classroom)

Option of a professional DVD of your first performance.

Note: Once booked, ALL Regular (Full) priced seats are Transferable to the next up and coming class. Early Bird prices and Grad Packs are non-transferable or refundable with change of mind, no show or pulling out of class.

You must attend and be on time for all classes to eligible for graduation certificate and work experience.

Note: If you want to check out our graduates plus other guest comics performing live and talk to the instructors, be at the next graduation ceremony.

Click here for Graduation Show tickets and Info.

It’s open to the public but book early, Friends and Family fill the room up fast). “See new up and coming comics and loads of seasoned pro’s & special guests”.

But wait, there’s more !

Each student that completes the complete course, now has the option of receiving just a certificate of completion or to perform live (several times), in front of a paying audience. This performance will be taped and professionally edited into a DVD. This DVD can be used for promotional purposes to kick start your new or present career ! (Excludes Intro to stand up course) Click to see Grad Package

Australia’s School of Stand Up Comedy Complete Course will show you:

  • The 11 steps of writing funny material
  • Step by step joke writing techniques.
  • How to polish your performance (7 industry secrets)
  • Avoiding the 5 major comedy pitfalls / traps
  • How to develop and market your own stage persona
  • What are the 7 types of comedic styles?
  • Bombing and why it’s good for comics
  • The 4 types of performers (which are you?)
  • Educational vintage and current DVD footage of Comedians and classic stand up routines
  • Comedy tips and pointers to get your foot in door and keep it there!
  • List and supply contact details of All Sydney/Melbourne/Adelaide/ Brisbane/ Perth Comedy Club
  • Venues to practice and perfect your new or (old for some) trade.
  • DVD Footage of Former Graduates in Action across Australia!.
  • Instructions and tips from some of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Adelaide’s hottest award winning comics!
  • Student Filming of your class performance and played back each day for study and on the spot improvement tips.
  • How to improve your memory with the JHC

Hey, learning stand up can be funny, and fun but please be aware, the instructors take this industry very seriously, there will be homework, daily practice tips for home, several performances of your routine in class and a final exam plus live performances at graduation.Plus because we run several comedy clubs and rooms in Sydney, all students from Syd, ACT, VIC and SA, are guaranteed a spot in one or all of our Sydney Clubs, which could also lead to paid work in Sydney and Adelaide Festivals. (Just notify us a minimum of 2 weeks prior to visiting Sydney to Guarantee your spot(s)

Please check to see if this course won’t conflict with your current work or school schedule and Commitments. If it does, we recommend not booking at this time. Best to wait till you have the time. To received Grad Certificates and Work Experience gigs, you must attend all; classes If buying this course as a gift, please check to see if the person will have time needed to take this course.

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Aus School of Stand up Comedy’s Advance Comedy Course (APEC) Performance Enhancement Course 

Australia’s # 1 comedy school introduces the next phase in stand up comedy, APEC (Advance Performance Enhancement Course) This course moves you to the next level of stand up comedy, taught by veterans of the comedy industry. This advance 2 day (8 hour) course will consist of 3 instructors per day, each covering topics they specialise in. This course will cover:

  1. Audience ad-libbing (How to Master it)
  2. Joke Structure & Editing
  3. Fine tuning what your audience remembers, your on stage persona
  4. Call Backs. “Whats the secret?’
  5. The 2 set theory “ G-rated & R-rated”
  6. Hecklers “Learn to fight back in our punishment arena”
  7. Festivals – How, when and where to do them. How not to lose money and which to avoid.

Note: This course is not for beginners. All instructors will expect you to have more than basic stage skills or knowledge of the industry. This course will not being going backwards, only forward. If you are fairly new or have less then 1 1/2 years of steady stage experience, we don’t recommend this course, If you don’t already have a few years of  experience already, may we suggest doing our 5 day or 5 week complete industry course first, get 1 1/2 years of steady stage time under your belt, then look at taking this course.

Check Course Dates & Book Now –  Sydney Advance Performance Enhancement Course (APEC)


1-day Intro to Stand up Comedy Course:

  • A quick insight into Stand up Comedy
  • Quick writing tips to get you started
  • Proper mic etiquette and pointers to make sure you’re always heard clearly
  • Bombing on stage and why its good
  • Understanding the different Comedic Styles and where u will fit in
  • What is an assembly line comic?
  • What are the  several types of comedic performers?
  • $50 credit towards our complete course in Syd.
  • Free refreshments (Tea and Coffee)
  • Certificate of Completion

NOTE: Intro to stand up comedy 1 day course does not include DVD or work experience.

Check Course Dates & Book Now –  Sydney Intro to Stand Up Comedy Course


(Gift vouchers for all courses / all cities available HERE)


Course Locations:

SydneyStar Bar Comedy Theatre – 600 George Street, Sydney, 2000

Melbourneibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street  600 Little Bourke Street. Melbourne | Australia

Adelaide – Miller Apartments Business Centre – 16 Hindley Street, Adelaide,  5000

Canberra – Canberra Apartment Hotel 2 Akuna street, Canberra ACT 2601

Phone 02 9547 2578 if u have questions about our courses or locations


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