Comedian's Corner

Comedy talk by Devin Siebold

So you’re new to stand-up comedy? Don’t be like me.

I am not sure if this is more of a "How-to" article, or something in the way of a confessional, but as a young stand-up comic I made some early mistakes that set me back from my goals that I would like to share with newer comics. It should be noted that in relative...

Interview with a Comedy Club Booker and Manager

Many comedians, myself included, often wonder just what does it take to get into some of the bigger clubs? Should I go to their open mic? Take a class? Or should I just keep emailing and calling them relentlessly until they have to tap out and give me a spot? Once I...

Sending out Booking Emails for Comedians

A lot of newer comics have asked me in the past how to get into certain rooms. Aside from calling, and following some of my booking suggestions, sending out an email is a common way to start dialogue. Below is a sample email that I send out to a new club I have not...

13 Suggestions for Getting Booked as a Stand-up Comedian

Booking gigs sucks, so here are some tips to get the right gig more often. 1. Know Your Limits: First things first, take a look in the mirror and come to terms with where you are at. Don't book yourself for something you are not ready for. Not only will it go poorly...

10 Types of People Comedians Meet After a Show

Every comedy show has the drunk guy, the bachelorette party, and the woman that is inevitably going to embarrass her husband by getting called out by the comic and fighting back. However, after the show is an entirely different story. When the stage barrier is broken...

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