Comedy Classes

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Want to learn how to tell a joke? Thought about standup but don’t know where to start? Our professionally-crafted lessons and readily accessible mentors will guide you on the art of standup comedy.

Join us for three 2-hour lessons over three weeks, including support at up to four open mics, culminating in a special graduation performance with classmates, and a taped performance.

Classes include:

  • Riff comedy show ticket
  • 3x two-hour classes
  • Optional guided open mic
  • Optional graduation show

Course (NEW DATES!)

  • Anytime, Watch a live show
  • July 18 (Sat), Workshop, developing content with Vivek Mahbubani (11am – 1pm @ The Riff)
  • July 25 (Sat), Workshop, structuring content with Andy Curtain (11am – 1pm @ The Riff)
  • August 1 (Sat), Workshop, mastering delivery with Ben Quinlan (11am – 1pm @ The Riff)
  • August 6 (Thu), Graduation show (8m – 10pm @ The Riff)

After completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Write standup material ready for the stage
  • Understand the fundamentals of comedy
  • Know the tools of stage craft
  • Perform in a graduation ceremony show

The cost is HK$1,500. The classes will be conducted in English.

The program will be hosted at The Riff.

Let us know your interest for an online course by emailing