If you have been getting compliments regarding your humor, you might just fit right in the business of comedy. Although the business can be vicious, yet employing certain tips can help you get on the right track of being a comedian. If you are capable of making people laugh, then you are in business, the logic is as simple as that.
Success or Failure: All in your Hands…
The statistics of percentage of people who have been able to make financial success through this business aren’t good at all. Statistics are similar for all the performing arts, therefore panicking won’t do any good. Avoiding a situation where you end up as a broke standup comedian is ideal and crucial, however the solution is fairly simple. All you need is to work hard.
Most of the public who do not make up to the successful percentage of Stand up Comedians is due to the fact that they don’t treat it the way it should have been. Taking the profession frivolity is not the way success is going to happen to you. Many of them complain about their hectic day routines hence being unable to write or work for their act. However it is important to make the balance between your work and comedy career, and it is undoubtedly achievable.
Making it a Success…
To be able to come out well in your talent of making people laugh, you need to focus primarily on three things which are writing, performing and building healthy relationships. However the only thing all this requires is your utmost attention and not the casual attitude of ‘will do it later…’. You need to take out time to write for yourself, add think and plan how to present it to the audience for building relationships with them.
Build a schedule, at least of 3 to 4 hours in a day for five days in a week when you can relax and think about your writing and presentation. The time can be hard but once you have started, you will gradually get used to the routine and devoting time will certainly become easier.
Once you are ready with 5-7 minutes of material, the next step is to present in front of the audience. You have to get out in front of public at least twice or thrice a week. Find a place around your town where you can perform standup comedy. This has to be done even if it costs you a bit more while travelling across the town. Your performance will get you a number of references from the public and you never know I might get you a professional standup offer as well.
The successful Stand up Comedians are no wizards; they have also attained their position by putting in their best efforts and thoughts. You can learn comedy tips and tricks by looking at the existing comedy material and even the video available on internet. These will ultimate help you in achieving your goal.