Taken from the Aaron Speiser Acting Workshop


1. Misdirection or Mislead - Make the audience think you are leading them one way then go the other way (flip it).

2. Fast changes: A. Physical B. Emotional C. Vocal

3. The Unexpected - Surprises

4. Great Truth

5. Physical Comedy - Clowning, Pratfalls, Food, Mugging, Pain or Pleasure, anything to do with the body (itching, diarrhea, orgasm, blindness, deafness, stuttering, smells. etc.)

6. Comic Build

7. Running Gags

8. Reacting (can be funnier than anythi...


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