The jokes don’t write themselves.

ASAP’s Comedy Bootcamp™ is the first-ever stand-up comedy class designed exclusively for the military community.

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Smokin’ & Jokin’

American Legion Post 416 210 W F St, Encinitas, California, United States

Join some of San Diego's funniest people at this military-friendly Open Mic! This show features ASAP Alumni, military-connected comedians, and local talent. Interested in performing? Sign up in advance here. […]

Call for Auditions: Comedy, Storytelling, or Spoken Word

Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) invites all military-connected artists to submit your content for upcoming performance opportunities. Outside of graduation and community shows, ASAP hosts curated performances through partnerships (corporate […]


Comedy Bootcamp

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Learn the basics of standup comedy in this six-week class taught by professional comics. The class ends with a graduation show where you’ll deliver a five-minute comedy set to a […]

New Jokes Workshop

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Comedians have five minutes to present new material they're working on, followed by a short feedback session with ASAP comedy instructors. This is a 2 hour workshop for alumni of […]


Sketch Writing Workshop

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Have you ever watched “In Living Color," “Chappelle's Show,” or perhaps “Saturday Night Live”? Do you have a burning desire to learn the basics of writing your own sketches? If […]

Comedy Crash Course

Virtual Program Virtual Program

Comedy Crash Course is a three-hour introductory workshop into the art of stand-up comedy. Professional comics teach you how to uncover humor in your personal experiences. You’ll learn the basics […]

It changed how I dealt with my stress and frustration. Instead of internalizing my frustration, I was able to put it on paper, take control of my experience, turn a negative to a positive, and bring joy to others.

Michael Carrasquillo
Army Veteran, Comedy Bootcamp Alum

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