Manhattan Comedy School

You Can Do Stand-Up Comedy
August 27th 

A funny and informative seminar on how to get started in stand up as well as insider tips on how to take your stand-up to the next level.

Come to our FREE seminar at Gotham Comedy Club on August 27th 11:30am-1:30pm

On August 27th from 11:30am to 1:00pm I am producing a FREE seminar at Gotham Comedy Club called

“You Can Do Stand-up Comedy”


Speakers: (MORE TBA)

Harrison Greenbaum

Harrison Greenbaum is a NYC based stand-up comic and producer. He was the winner of the 2010 Andy Kaufman award and has been featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live and has appeared on MTV, NBC's Last Comic Standing, Spike, The Discovery Channel  and countless others. He was the warm-up comic for ABC’s Katie Couric show and a producer on their primetime show Would You Fall For That as well as VH1’s This Is HOT 97.

For more on Harrison click here.


Wali Collins

Wali Collins is a regular at all of the main stream Comedy clubs in the United States including New York City and Los Angeles. He even headlines and tours at Comedy clubs in Europe and Asia. Collins’ television credits include NBC, CBS, FOX, HBO, ABC’, VH1, Comedy Central. David Letterman caught Wali’s act and recruited him to warm-up for his show. Later that season Wali performed his stand up on the “Late Show with David Letterman”.  He also landed small roles in films like the "cult" hit “Coyote Ugly”,  Nia Vardalos', "I Hate Valentine's Day" and Chris Rock's "Top Five". Wali also is featured in the Oxygen Network's series, "Crazy Love". If Wali’s face looks familiar to you it’s because you’ve seen him in over 30 national television commercials.

For more on Wali click here.

Karen Bergreen

Karen Bergreen has appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend, New Joke City and Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. In addition, she has appeared in the Comedy Festival in Aspen twice, the Marshall's Women in Comedy Festival and at the Kennedy Center. Her television credits include Law & Order and appearing on the Oxygen Network's Can You Tell. She has written the novels Following Polly and Perfect Is Overrated. Karen performs regularly at all the major New York City clubs.

For more on Karen click here.

Jocelyn Chia

Jocelyn Chia is a New York based standup comedian originally from Singapore. A lawyer-turned comedian, she was featured on for winning the Gotham Comedy Club’s Funniest Lawyer Competition.  She also won the 2016 Ladies of Laughter Competition, has been a guest comedian on the Howard Stern Channel of Sirius XM, and a guest host on MTV. She will be making her standup television debut on AXS TV this coming Monday August 29th at Gotham Comedy Live. 

Andy Engel

Andy Engel has been a comedy producer in NYC for over 23 years. In addition to being the director of New Talent at Gotham Comedy Club and the founder of The Manhattan Comedy School, Andy’s producing credits include “Funny Business,” which he co-produced, it combined A-list comics performing along corporate CEOs (Carl Icahn, Barbra Corcoran, Donny Duetsch, Jerry Della Famina and Jim Lebenthal and many other titans of industry) and “Dr. Perry” singles parties. Dr. Perry parties averaged over 2,500 people a party and were held at NYC venues such as: The Roxy, The Palladium, Limelight, Studio 54, Stringfellows, China Club, The Underground, Eugene’s, and others.

For more on Andy click here

Please arrive at 11:00am sharp. Latecomers will have to wait for a break to enter the showroom.