Stand Up Classes Atlanta


*** Our next stand-up comedy class is January 2015 with graduation on Saturday February 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm at The Laughing Skull Lounge in Midtown Atlanta. ***

Our next class is January 2016.

The Laughing Skull Lounge in Atlanta teaches an award winning stand-up comedy class 
inside The Vortex Bar & Grill Midtown Atlanta.

Our Atlanta comedy classes have TWO TEACHERS:
Marshall Chiles who is the founder and dudeman behind Atlanta's world famous Laughing Skull Lounge. He is a professional international comedian since 2000, and has owned Morty’s Comedy Joint (Indianapolis), Laughing Devil Comedy Club (New York City), Asbury Park Comedy Festival (Asbury Park), and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival (Atlanta). He has also performed on over 1,000 comedy shows and produced over 5,000 comedy shows.

Ian Abers who is one of Atlanta's funniest comedians and the main guy behind numerous successful comedy shows around Atlanta. Ian took the comedy class about three years ago and has since then worked hard to help build our great comedy scene. His insight for comedy students is invaluable because he truly knows what it feels like to be one of our comedy students.

Here are the big reasons why you should take our stand-up comedy class in Atlanta:

  • 7 weeks of comedy learnin
  • 1,000+ comedy tips learning the basics of comedy writing and performing
  • Learn some of the ‘techniques/smoke & mirrors’ of top comedians
  • 30 minute award-winning webinar called 'Your Presentation is a Joke'
  • 75 Minute ‘Business of Comedy’ podcast from Marshall Chiles
  • Video recording of your graduation set
  • Stage time on a real comedy club stage each class
  • After graduation, you get TWO OPEN MICS spots at Atlanta's Laughing Skull Lounge so you can get into the “comedy scene”
  • Free weekly admission on Thursday or Sunday shows to the Laughing Skull Lounge so you can learn from watching top comedians
  • Easy access to the teachers outside the class
  • Lots of love and admiration allowing you to get over your bad childhood

*** Please be aware, the best way to learn stand-up comedy is to do it.  Classes will help you greatly, but the only way to get better is to do it.  We like to use the analogy of golf.  If you want to be a better golfer, you need lessons.  But the only way to get better at golf is to apply those lessons.  And even Tiger Woods has a coach (INSERT GO-TO JOKES HERE).  So let us be your comedy coach and we guarantee you will be a better at comedy because of our comedy class.***



Here Are Four More Reasons Why YOU Should Take Atlant's Best Stand-Up Comedy Classes at The Laughing Skull Lounge

1) It will shave years off your learning curve; helping you go further faster

2) It is a great way to learn public speaking

3) You will graduate with 5-7 minutes of quality comedy material

4) Tiger Woods has a coach, and he is one of the best at what he does… so if you want to be better, you should take lessons too

Testimonials - Some of our past comedy class students

Read articles on Marshall Chiles (the teacher) here:
AJC Article
Atlanta Business Chronicle Article
Creative Loafing Article