"So you want to be a comic. Well, get off your ass and do something about it. I can think of no better place to start than the Manhattan Comedy School. The faculty is exceptional. It's a roster of comics that I truly admire."
Lewis Black 
"The Manhattan Comedy School has helped countless young comedians get started. I recommend them."
Jim Gaffigan

Manhattan Comedy School at Levity Live!

Have you always wanted to try stand-up comedy?

Are your friends are always telling you that you’re funny and should get up on stage?

Get started in stand-up comedy today with Manhattan Comedy School! (Register Now)

Manhattan Comedy School is much more than a comedy school - we’re a comedy community.

We’re NYC’s resource for comedy training and stand-up opportunities. Whether you’re a total beginner or a seasoned comic, you can jump start your career with Manhattan Comedy School. Pursue it as a career or do it because you love it, we’re here to help you get funnier.

You will develop 5 minutes of material that you will then perform in front of your friends and family on Levity’s main stage and receive a high definition DVD of your performance!

This 8-week class covers everything a beginner needs to get started in stand-up. It’s a proactive class where students perform every week with a microphone, developing their persona, material, and stage presence. Each student gets feedback from the teacher who’s a working pro and from fellow classmates. The Manhattan Comedy School is the only school that boasts several international headliners on staff. Credits including HBO, Comedy Central half hour specials, Letterman, Craig Ferguson, The View and countless other shows.

We offer much more that a just a stand-up comedy class. We are a supportive comedy community that gives you:

  • - Open mics
  • - Free Shows
  • - Free industry workshops

Andy Engel who is the director of the school is also the Director of New Talent at Levity.

Students who complete a comedy class will potentially be invited to participate in Andy’s New Talent shows.

Whether you want to pursue stand-up comedy as a career or keep your day job this class is perfect for you!

You will learn how to become a stand-up comedian and have fun all at the same time.

We help you find your comic voice fast!

The ability to perform stand-up comedy is a valuable skill and asset, even if you’re not pursuing it as a career.

Get started today- it’s easier than you think!

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Please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-462-3200 if you have any questions.

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