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    • ISBN:9781444107265
    • Publication date:25 Jun 2010

Be a Great Stand-up

How to master the art of stand up comedy and making people laugh

By Logan Murray

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Logan Murray has successfully taught the techniques of stand-up comedy to thousands, and in this book he distills his years of experience into the essential skills for a great and enjoyable performance. He will help you find your own creative streak and your funny side, build the confidence to deliver, and explain the finer details of stagecraft, from dealing with hecklers to coping with props. There is a full guide to the practicalities, from finding gigs to securing an agent, with plenty of valuable hints, tips and advice. Drawing on Logan's years of teaching and his own successful stand-up career, with top tips from some of the most well-known people in the business, it is guaranteed to bring a smile to both your face and that of your future audience.


NOT GOT MUCH TIME?

One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.


AUTHOR INSIGHTS

Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.


TEST YOURSELF

Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.


EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of stand-up comedy.


FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER

Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.


TRY THIS

Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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  • ISBN: 9781444131116
  • Publication date: 25 Jun 2010
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  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
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