Intro to Stand-Up Comedy

A multi-week crash course into the world of stand-up comedy culminating in a show in front of an audience.


Grab the Mic

The Upright Citizens Brigade Stand-Up program offers students the chance to improve their craft no matter where they are in their journey.

This performance and writing workshop will cover all the basics of the form, including: generating material, joke writing, creating set lists and of course, actually doing stand up. Whether you’ve never picked up a microphone or you’re looking to get back in the habit, this class will help you figure out how you want to approach stand up comedy.

This class will conclude with a showcase in front of an audience featuring material you worked on in class.


Perform in Front of a Crowd

This class will culminate in a showcase in front of a live audience.


This class does not have any prerequisites.

Intro to Stand-Up Comedy
Included with Registration

Standard price

What You Receive

Included in tuition for Intro to Stand-Up Comedy, students at UCB receive the following benefits:

  1. Six 3-hour sessions with professionally trained instructors
  2. Access to student standby to see almost any show for free depending on availability
  3. A class show in front of an audience at the end of the course

Upcoming Stand-Up Comedy Classes


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