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The Art of Stand-Up Comedy

Stand-up is more than the dad jokes and cheesy one-liners. With industry legends Mandy Nolan and George Catsi guiding the way, this course is a journey about you.

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The Art of Stand-Up Comedy
Learn From Comedy's Finest

Get real industry insight and inspiration from mentors who have seen it all.

Explore Your Comfort Zone

Build confidence and discover personal strengths with a new and exciting challenge.

Harness Your Unique Voice

Use writing and performance techniques to turn well-crafted jokes into a complete routine.

What Will You Learn?

1
Who Are You?

Great comedy rests on authenticity. In this lesson, we explore everything that makes ‘you’ you, as an inspiration base for material that builds a genuine connection with your audience.

2
Thinking Outside the Box

Weird and wacky ideas don’t always come easily. In this lesson, learn the tricks of the trade for generating unique material, including the hidden comedy goldmines to explore.

3
The Right Way to Tell a Story

Writing is an essential part of stand-up comedy. In this lesson, eliminate the barriers to creativity by bringing pen to paper with a guided structure to build tension and release.

4
Turn Up Your Noticing

To be a great comedian is to be curious about the world around you. In this lesson, learn the power of everyday observation in creating gags that resonate with your audience.

5
Topical Material & Creating a Comic Mindset

Comedy is a conversation, and the boundaries constantly shift. In this lesson, learn how to navigate topical material and perform in the spontaneous ‘now’.

6
The Routine

It’s time to put it all into practice! In this lesson, learn the structure and delivery essentials of a winning short comedy routine, plus, where to go from here.

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Meet Your Mentors

Learn From Comedy’s Finest.

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Mandy Nolan
Comedian, Artist, Author, Presenter, Journalist.

Mandy is a true renaissance woman. With over 25 years of industry experience, her peers regularly declare her one of the strongest comedic talents in the country.

Moving to Byron Bay in the mid-90s, Mandy has pioneered a thriving comedy scene and heads up seven regular comedy rooms and two comedy festivals in the region.

Building from the ground up, Mandy has taught over 2000 people stand-up comedy, including the Emmy Award-Winning Hannah Gadsby!

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George Catsi
Comic, Writer, Performer, Academic, Community Activist.

Award-winning writer George Catsi is truly a multipotentialite. In his relentless pursuit of stories, George has navigated many creative paths.

Using his talent for performance and storytelling, George has developed writing workshops, educational documentaries, cabaret shows, as well as a hit comedic memoir that featured at the Sydney Comedy Festival.

George is a collaborator, who mentors others in how to use their narratives as the key to uncovering their creative pathway.

Why Choose Ulleo?

Engaging Learning Experience

With over 20 videos and a range of thought-provoking exercises, this course is designed to engage and inspire.

Set Your Own Pace

Delivered fully online, Ulleo's short courses allow you to learn anytime and anywhere.

Feel Proud of Your Achievement

Performing stand-up is no easy feat. This course comes with a digital badge and certificate you can display proudly.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Who is the Stand-Up Comedy course for?

Ulleo’s Stand-Up Comedy course is made for anyone that loves a good gag. Whether you are looking to build your public speaking confidence, hone your creative writing skills, explore your comfort zone, or take your first steps into a comedic career, this is the course for you.

What is the duration of the course?

Delivered fully online, you will be able to complete this course as fast or as slowly as you like! With 6 lessons, over 20 engaging videos, and a range of exercises to complete, this course spans roughly 20 hours.

How much does the course cost?

The total upfront cost of the course is $349 AUD. We also have Afterpay and Openpay facilities, so you can space it out and pay just $87.25 AUD a fortnight.

What recognition will I get for completing this course?

Upon completion of this course, you will receive Ulleo's Crowd-Pleaser badge via Credly, as well as a certificate to display proudly to friends, family, and colleagues.

Here is everything you need to know about Ulleo’s Stand-Up Comedy course.

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