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 public audience. Our 600+ graduates have gone on to perform on some of the world’s biggest stages, including Warner Theater, Gotham Comedy Club, and The White House.
This six-week class will meet on Saturdays: March 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, and 27 (Skip March 30). This class has a graduation show on Thursday, May 2nd where participants will perform for an audience of friends, family, and the community.
About the Instructors
Caroline Walsh is a Coast Guard veteran and has been involved in comedy and writing with ASAP since 2018. In 2021, she published a comedic memoir, Fairly Smooth Operator; My Life Occasionally at the Tip of the Spear. She has helped ASAP expand into San Diego and collaborates with local venues to support open mic nights for new ASAP comedians. Read more here.
Hayes Larsen is a veteran of the Iraq war and an active duty lawyer for the US Navy. A graduate of ASAP’s Spring 2018 Comedy Bootcamp class in Hampton Roads in 2019, he became a lead instructor for the program.