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The art of stand-up

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Come help Mandy celebrate her long career as a comedy teacher at the Byron Services Club on Friday 16 September at 8pm.

Mandy Nolan knows what it takes to be funny. She’s been doing it for decades. She knows the power humour has to connect. The power it has to transform complex ideas into something accessible. ‘Comedy has always been my super power!’

For over 20 years Mandy Nolan has been teaching stand-up comedy. She’s taught over 2000 people how to reframe their everyday with humour. Want to learn how? Well, it’s now online. It’s called ‘The Art of Stand-Up Comedy!’. To celebrate and to launch this exciting new project Mandy is joined by co-creator George Catsi, and fellow students Ellen Briggs, Paul McMahon, John Peacock and Emily Finch at the Byron Services Club for a huge night of live stand-up. They will be presenting some of their original routines, along with their current polished stand-up gold.

The Art of Stand-Up Comedy is an exciting new online course that will skill you up and give you the chops you need to take charge on the comedy stage, or even your next business meeting or speech. In six classes that can be completed in your own time, wherever you are, you will be stepped through how to take an idea from concept to finished product, comedy writing techniques, comedy styles, performance technique and finally – how to create your very own five minute comedy routine. A comedy course can save you hours of painful mistakes and second guessing. It gets you ‘stage ready’.

Created in collaboration with Dr George Catsi – Lecturer in Design Thinking and a PhD in Persuasive Performance, and Ulleo, the country’s leading innovator in online learning, The Art of Stand-Up Comedy is the ultimate way to prepare yourself for the adrenalin charged thrill of the spotlight. Most importantly – it’s educational, and it’s fun. The Art of Stand-Up Comedy will get you back in touch with your core creativity, teach you how to finesse ideas and set you on the pathway to finding and exploring your unique comedic voice!

Come help Mandy celebrate her long career as a comedy teacher at the Byron Services Club on Friday 16 September at 8pm. Tickets are $25 on mandynolan.com.au.


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