Tuesday, May 21st 2018 at 7:00 PM EST
Tuesday, June 18th, 2018 at 10:00 PM EST

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Alchemical Studios, 104 W 14th St., New York, NY 10011

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Laughing Buddha Comedy  

Instructor: Joe DeVito

Tuesdays, May 21st - June 18th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Registration: $375

*You must have stand up comedy experience or completion of our Six Week Basic Workshop to register for this class.

This five week next level stand up comedy workshop will provide you with new techniques and exercises to unleash your best set to date. With small class size and a great instructor, you’ll learn about both developing your unique voice and what’s expected in the marketplace. At the end of the workshop you will have a unique, compelliing, five minute set and the skills to generate a lifetime of material.

  •  Hone your material into a strong five minute industry set  
  •  Writing discipline
  •  Tags, transitions, callbacks
  •  Economy of words
  •  Not settling for average laughs and taking your act to the next level


  • Five Stand Up Comedy Workshops
  • 5 Open Mics (one per week) *restrictions apply
Class Dates:
  • Tuesday, May 21st
  • Tuesday, May 28th
  • Tuesday, June 4th
  • Tuesday, June 11th
  • Tuesday, June 18th
If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, feel free to contact us:

Email: classes@laughingbuddhacomedy.com

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited class size there are No Refunds, Make Ups, Exchanges, or Cancellations. Please make sure you can attend the above dates.

Instructor Bio:

Joe DeVito has the power to start fires using his mind, and he also does standup comedy. Whether taking on relationships, his Italian-American family, or current events, Joe's dead-on timing, unexpected twists and sheer flights of lunacy make him a favorite at clubs and colleges across the USA, and at the top venues in New York City.

After spending a decade as a journalist and advertising writer, Joe gave into his coworker's demands to try performing so he could find fame, while they finally got some work done. In 2006, he was invited to the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Canada, where the Montreal Gazette rated his performance "9.5 out of 10."

Joe's TV appearances include The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, and a semi-finalist turn on season five of NBC's Last Comic Standing. His savage wit has also made him an in-demand panelist on shows like Chelsea Lately, CNN's Headline News, Animal Planet's Wild 100, and a regular guest on FOX News Channel's Red Eye. As a writer, Joe has contributed to Maxim Magazine, MTV, and the award-winning film Super Size Me.