Comedy Trade School

Are You A Joke Thief?

Two men learn stand-up comedy online and discover the consequences of joke theft.

Discover the delicate balance between joke theft and cryptomnesia in the world of comedy. Uncover the challenges faced by comedy creators in maintaining originality while exploring the fascinating phenomena that blur the lines of inspiration. Join us as we delve into the intricacies of the craft and the importance of respect in the comedy community.

Cracking the Comedy Code: Rowan Atkinson’s Attitude Lessons

A man in a suit and tie is pointing his finger while taking online comedy courses.

Discover the comedic brilliance of Rowan Atkinson and learn valuable lessons in attitude-based humor. Explore how his iconic characters and physicality bring relatable truths to life. Unleash your own comedy genius by embracing unique styles and finding humor in the ordinary. Get ready to crack up with insights from this legendary funnyman!

Unleash the Comedy: Mastering ‘Show, Not Tell’ in Writing!

Gain comedic writing skills in just 6 minutes with an online comedy class.

Get ready to take your stand-up comedy to new heights with the power of ‘show, not tell.’ Learn how to captivate your audience by painting vivid pictures with your words. Discover the key writing techniques in this video that will have you rolling with laughter. Don’t miss out on this essential guide for aspiring and experienced comedians!

Connecting with Your Audience through Self-Deprecating Humor

In this video, we will explore the art of self-deprecating humor and how to effectively use it to connect with your audience and create a comfortable, relatable atmosphere. We will provide you with valuable tips, techniques, and examples that can help improve your comedic delivery and enhance your performances. The video will begin with a … Read more

SNL & Writing Sketch Comedy with Bob Odenkirk

The SNL 40 special featured an appearance by Bob Odenkirk, the newly minted star of BETTER CALL SAUL. He talks about the time he spent writing on SNL, the intense challenges involved in writing sketches, guidelines necessary for successful sketch comedy, and the unmitigated respect he learned to have for Lorne Michaels. He also talks … Read more



If you want to learn stand-up comedy, this is the course for you! The Comedy Trade School stand-up comedy course is the perfect way to learn the ropes of stand-up comedy. The course is taught by professional comedians, and you'll learn everything from joke writing to delivery.

John Smith

Los Angles

This is an excellent stand-up comedy course that will teach you the basics of joke writing, delivery, and stage presence. The course is taught by professional comedians, and you will get plenty of opportunities to perform your material. I highly recommend this course to anyone interested in becoming a stand-up comedian.

Iryna Josse


Comedy Trade School is an excellent way to improve your stand-up comedy skills. The course is thorough and well-structured, and the instructors are experienced and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to take their stand-up comedy career to the next level.

Bob Lopatkin

New York