ONE DAY: How to Get (and keep!) a Warm-Up Gig for TV/Film
Instructor:  Michael Rayner
Showcase Date: TBD
Class Time(s): 4:00PM - 4:00PM
Class Duration:
Location: Flappers Comedy Club Bar
102 East Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91502
Cost: $100.00EnrollBuy Now
Make money in the world of TV warm-up. Learn the do´s and don´ts of this highly competitive and specialized field. Warm-up comics on a hit sitcom can make between: $1000.00 to $5,000.00 a day. Warm-up comedy is not a stand up show! It´s a balancing act of keeping the audience entertained but not burned out during a 3 to 5 hour show taping. Learn how to pace yourself during this marathon event. Learn how to keep the audience laughing and calming them down when they out of control. The hardest part is getting the job, come and learn how to approach line producers and get work.

Michael Rayner, a 10-year veteran in the business of TV and film warm-up comedy, will show you a step-by-step approach to doing warm-up on sitcoms, game shows or talk shows. Michael has been the warm-up comic for numerous hit TV shows including Lucky Louie, Dharma and Greg, That 70s´ Show, Reba, Two Guys and a Girl, and various Nickelodeon projects.
Michael Rayner

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�As with the best magicians�indeed, as with the best performers�it's not the difficulty of his tricks but the way he delivers those tricks that makes him endearing and engaging.� Michael has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Extreme Gong Show and Sesame Street.