Barnhart will answer questions and share his vast knowledge in this no-nonsense seminar on the business side of comedy.
Don is just finishing up his new book, Comedy 101 - The Art, Science and Business of Stand Up Comedy and stars in the documentary, Finding The Funny. The movie explores the world of teaching comedy with interviews by Brad Garrett, Louie Anderson, Wendy Leibman and many more.
Barnhart is a professional, working comic with numerous TV/Film credits. He's a national headline act and regular at the top comedy clubs in Vegas and around the world. He emphasizes the importance to learn from someone who actually does it for a living!
Topics to include but not limited to:
*Booking, bookers, agents & managers.
*Press, promo and marketing.
*Finding your voice and creating your brand.
*Why the other guy is getting work and you're not.
*TV, Film and other genres.
*Touring for the troops.
*Reality check - Hobby vs. Career
*Where are you now vs. where you want to be.
*Why open mics are NOT a credit.
*Paying your dues & getting focused.
For years, Barnhart has been the premier comedy coach in Las Vegas and comedy consultant around the world. His classes range from: Stand Up Comedy, Writing, Improv, The Business of Comedy, Comedy Seminars, Humor in Business, Humor in the Workplace, Characters, Mentoring, Hypnosis Techniques for overcoming stage fright, achieving success and much more.
What sets Don apart from any other instructors is that Don is one of the top headline comedians working today. Don Barnhart Entertainment is also the premier booking agency for comedy shows around the world.
Barnhart also serves as one of the top comedy club consultants in the country and is currently involved with the opening and booking of several new comedy clubs throughout the United States as well as booking and producing shows for the military, special events and comedy concerts.
Over the last 25 years, Barnhart has consulted on the opening, operations and marketing of numerous comedy clubs, cruise ships, concerts and comedy shows for the military.
Please bring your current press kit. Photo, resume, dvd or whatever else you have.
Admission is $25 payable either online at http://www.DonBarnhart.com or at the door.