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015 HOW DO I GET PAID TO DO COMEDY? (podcast)

Now that you rule the open mic scene, you may be wondering, “How do I get paid to do comedy?” Every club is a little different, but we discuss the most common process for getting bumped up from the open mic treadmill to a paid emcee week at the comedy club.

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Specifically, we talk about:

  • crushing the guests sets
    consistent performances
    bringing fresh material
    standing out from the crowd
    the benefit of hanging out at the club

and … counting that cash!

We answer listener questions about “workshopping a set” and “jokes that you thought would kill, but it didn’t even get a laugh” as well as how Rik’s feelings on “guest sets” changed over the years.

After listening, you should have a great feel for how to get work at a comedy club. If you still have questions, email us at the address below. If you aren’t sure if you are ready … check out last week’s episode.

Also, the online comedy writing class is now fully operable and ready for enrollment. So, if you are interested in becoming a better writer, creating better sets, editing out the fluff and increasing your laughs per minute – check it out.

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