Private Coaching for Comedians and Speakers

      Skype    --    Phone    --    In Person


      Here are a few questions to answer before we continue...

  • Are you serious about a career as a comedian or speaker?

  • Do you need direction or motivation to pursue your goal?

  • Would you like a partner to help write and edit your material?

  • Are your live performances getting the desired audience response?

  • Would you like a professional coach to review your video on youtube?

  • Do you want to develop promotional material that will get you work?

  • Do you know how to get paid bookings as a comedian or speaker?

  • Do you know how to get corporate and college bookings?

  • If you're a beginner - do you want to know how to get on stage?

  • If you're experienced - are you ready to take your career to the next level?



Many successful professionals - whether in the performing arts, business or sports - have coaches and mentors. Did you answer "yes" to any of the above questions? If you did and would like to talk about how I can help, let's schedule a 20 minute  phone consultation. All it will cost you is the phone call. If we both decide we can work together, we'll move forward at a pace that fits your personal schedule and goals. 



"Thanks for all the great help and inspiration. You're a master comedy coach. Your encouragement has been fantastic and being able to "kill" at a club or on a lecture stage is the best reward." - Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD, radio host, comedian and lecturer - Detroit, MI




"Coaching with Dave was awesome. He really has a grasp on how the comedy business works and understands what you need to do to start monetizing in the comedy world. Worth every cent and I would do it again! - Aidan Park, Actor & Comedian - Los Angeles, CA






"Dave Schwensen is a legend in the comedy business and he's a comedy genius! I've been reading his comedy books for years, and I listened to every episode of his radio show What's So Funny! To actually work with him in person was a dream come true. The minute I met him, I felt like I'd known Dave for years. His advice and tips were invaluable, and I put them into practice right away. If you have the opportunity to do some coaching with him, do it now before the secret gets out and his prices go up!" - Brian Kirk, Comedian - Florida



"I had the pleasure of working with Dave regarding the business aspects of comedy and I really enjoyed our weekly meetings. It was as informative to get his insights from his 30 plus years experience in the business as it was to listen to his stories about some of the biggest names in comedy. I'd highly recommend anyone taking advantage of Dave's coaching. It'll be one of the best investments you'll ever make in your comedy career." - Don Cooper Comedian - Atlanta, GA





Private one-on-one coaching with Dave Schwensen, author of How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy, Comedy Workshop: Creating & Writing Comedy Material for Comedians & Humorous Speakers,  and Comedy FAQs And Answers: How The Stand-Up Biz Really Works, former Talent Coordinator for the TV show A&E's An Evening at The Improv and the Hollywood and New York City Improv comedy clubs.


Private coaching is by Skype, phone or (if you're in the area) in person. The first time you work with Dave we offer four sessions for the price of three!


Contact us now for a free 20 minute phone consultation and to schedule a coaching session with Dave.






Email to schedule a FREE 20-minute consultation!






"I've done Dave's workshop and one-on-one coaching and he has really helped me improve my material while also giving me the tools, and the confidence, to be more professional in my approach to comedy." - Jerry Jaffe, College Theater Dept Chair and stand-up comedian




"Dave's private coaching has been very educational and well worth it. Nothing beats being able to work with someone as experienced with stand up like Dave one on one." - Dan Brown, Comedian




"You are a wonderful performance coach! Thanks again - you gave me just the right encouragement when I needed it." - Carolyn O. / Public Speaker & MC




"Thank you so much for your help with my comedy flyer and your time on the phone. Your sage wisdom has been very helpful in helping me gear up my confidence." - Lynn B. Johnson, Comedian - Boston, MA




"Dave was really helpful in giving me insights into the business side of standup comedy. Whether his coaching was done through Skype or email, he went above and beyond the call of duty in answering my questions and giving me great feedback." - Dale Shuen, Comedian - Vancouver, Canada




"Thanks for all of your advice. Just thought you'd like to know that I won the first round of the comedy competition :) I'm on to round 2!! We did several private coaching sessions and through the name dropping, (haha), Dave really helped me organize my material and helped me get to the point where I felt comfortable on stage. Through the coaching plus taking the workshop, I went from being scared to go on stage to having a solid 5 minute set that I performed at the Cleveland Improv Showcase. I have many more performances to follow and Dave was the one who really helped get me here. Anyone thinking of doing comedy should give Dave a call." - Mark Browne, EMS Helicopter Pilot and Comedian, Florida








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