Stand-Up Comedy 101

Comedy Class Syllabus:

  • Learn the basics of stand-up comedy in a structured class setting
  • Mold topics into an original routine through a weekly on-stage performance workshop
  • Translate your ideas into a crafted act through proper joke structure and editing techniques
  • Experiment with elements of improv and acting to create a unique and organic performance
  • Hone your joke-crafting skills with a focus on writing content

Comedy Classes Include:

  • Six three-hour-long comedy class sessions at Helium Comedy Club, Saturdays from 1 to 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

January Session:

  • 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 2/28

January Class Registration
January Class Deposit ($100)

March Session:

  • 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/2

March Class Registration
March Class Deposit ($100)


About the Instructor:

Rich Lamb has been performing in comedy clubs and universities across the country since 1997. Having worked with professional improvisational troupes and nationally recognized comedians, Rich has acquired a lifetime of comedic experience. Rich's work also includes writing material for current touring headliners, one-man acts and print advertisements.

Rich has taught more than 150 individuals interested in pursuing comedy as a career, and those seeking to incorporate humor into their professional lives.

Rich teaches both introductory and advanced stand-up comedy classes at Helium Comedy Club.

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