Your learning journey in a nutshell

Write your first stand-up sketch and understand the art of joke delivery.

Why become a Stand-Up Comedian:

Improvise the comedian in you and finesse your charms.

25% Growth Rate

Reports say the annual growth rate will be up by 25% over the next 4-5 years

61% followers

Studies show that Indians are most likely to watch comedy over other genres

1L per show

Celebrities charge lakhs of rupees for stage shows and beginners start out with INR 5,000-10,000

16.7% perform in Hindi

16.7% of the world’s stand-up comedians perform in the Hindi language.

Learn LIVE from the Best

From comedians and actors to content creators, learn LIVE from the best in the industry.

What will you be learning?

Through this online course, explore your journey as a stand-up comedian!

Understanding StandUp

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The funniest ones around!

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Writing comedy

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Meet Your Captain

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Get started writing your jokes

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Write 3 Jokes of Your Own!

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Drawing inspirations from Standup Comedian around the world

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Observational Comedy

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Anecdotal Comedy

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What is Dark Comedy?

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What is Sketch Comedy?

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What is Topical Comedy?

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What's Improv Comedy?

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How does it work?

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More Genres

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Satirical Comedy

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Alternative Comedy

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How does Anecdotal Work?

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How does Observational Work?

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How does Sketch Comedy work?

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How does Improv Comedy Work?

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Get, Set, Go!

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Let's Sketch!

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Pick Your Favourite

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What is ancedotal comedy?

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What does a Set include?

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How to write a set?

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What's Writer's Block?

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Overcoming Writer's Block

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Fine Tune your Set

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Writing Punchlines

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What's a Premise?

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How to go about writing a set?

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Using Props

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Closing your Set

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Tips to rehearse your Set

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Refine your Performance

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Make the most of Feedback

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A Comedian's Set

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Time to Perform

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How to refine your set?

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A Comedian's Set

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Improvising on the Spot!

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How will you make Money?

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Bonus Content

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Performanes to Watch

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Launch Your Career!

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Q&A with Vir Das

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Farewell Dear Mentees

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Your Final Set

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Making Money through comedy

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StandUp Comedy and Humour Writing Course Curriculum PDF

What will you build

Get hands-on knowledge about setting a premise for your set and learn how to perform on stage.

Unlock Certificates + LoR.

Completion of our courses will provide you with 2 certifications, The Certificate of Participation followed by the Certificate of Competence.
You can also unlock a Letter of Recommendation.

MyCaptain Certificate of Completion is a badge of professional proficiency, recognised by esteemed organisations

Wondering how it works?

Here’s a sneak peek into what MyCaptain offers.

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LIVE Classes with Experts

Our courses have been created with experts and have a gamified learning journey.

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Internship and Job Opportunities

Complete portfolio-worthy projects and gain practical insight through internships in the field.

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A notch above the rest.

An exclusive array of mentorships, internship opportunities, network-building assistance and more.

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From Starting their own Start-Us to Cracking Full-Time offers at agencies and firms, to publishing their own books, our mentees have done it at.

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