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OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMEDIANS
Revised 01/16/2014

 

HOW TO GET BOOKED AT FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB!
We look forward to getting to know you and your comedy better so we can find appropriate spots for you.  As with any business, the better we know you and the more professional you are, the more opportunities you will have.  We need to keep you at the top of our minds so we can book you for shows.

If you want to get booked to perform here, do the following:
#1: Be Funny   |   #2: Be Professional  |   #3: Be Supportive of the club
 

Q: WHAT DOES PROFESSIONAL & SUPPORTIVE MEAN?
 
A:
*Treat our staff well.  Tip our wait staff when they serve you.  Keep all doorways and walkways clear and watch out for staff and servers trying to serve your fans and guests.

*Treat other comedians with respect. 

*Don't badmouth the club. If you have a complaint, tell our management.

*Don't hang out or bring friends into the green room unless you are performing as well, and even then, please be respectful of headliners.

* Don't be demanding or rude. Let us take care of the guests who are buying tickets first. 

* Listen, pay attention, and learn our schedule.

* If you ARE booked on a show, bring out at least one or two people to see you.   

We always need comedians for last minute drop outs and fill-ins in both Claremont and Burbank rooms. 
Here are a few ways that you can get regular bookings in our rooms:

1) Call in on Mondays: (818-845-9721) If you are available and interested in doing guests spots during the week, the best thing to do is make a quick call to our office and let us know you are available to do guests spots that week.  We will put you on a list and as spots become available at any of our locations Burbank, Claremont or in the Yoo Hoo Room.  We will pull from that list first when we are looking for fill ins. 

2) Come to Auditions: Come to auditions at 6pm on Wed & Thurs and do your best 3 minutes for us.  The owner and/or bookers of the club are always present to meet you and watch you at auditions.

3) Enter Uncle Clyde's Comedy Contest: The winners of our contest have obtained management, and often get booked for lots of different types of events, both at our club and off-site for corporate gigs, clubs, casinos, cruise ships and many other events.  They also win a paid Main Room feature spot sometime in the year.

4) Take Classes:  We believe in creating a community of comedians that support and help instigate one another to do better comedy.  If you are an active student in our classes, not only will you have the opportunity to perform in class Showcases but there will be comedians who you work with who are also producing shows here that may want to book you in their shows. EMAIL: Classes@FlappersComedy.com

5) Produce Your Own Show: We are currently looking for professional independent producers who would like to produce weekly or monthly shows at both Flappers locations. We offer door deals, tickets splits and lots of promotional support for your shows.  If you’ve got a show idea and are capable of selling out a room, contact  bookings@flapperscomedy.com with the subject line “I Want To Produce My Own Show” and we’ll send you more info.

6) Hang Around: Come down to see shows.  If there are seats available, we always try to offer comedians a seat at no charge.  We do ask that you observe the two item minimum in lieu of the cover charge.  We apologize that on Special Events, there may not be seats, but we will do our best to accommodate you.  You never know. We have pulled comedians hanging around the club onstage to fill in for Emcees, Features, and even Headliners just because they were standing there and available to go onstage.

7) Update Your Profile: Please keep your talent profile updated on www.FlappersComedy.com.  On the Calendar page, you can block out dates that you are NOT available to work then if we request you for that date we will be notified. 

 

BURBANK OPEN MICS

OPEN MIC BAR SHOWS:
TUESDAYS AT 5:30 PM  | TUESDAY-SATURDAY AT 11:30 PM (after the Main Room shows)
Flappers Comedy Club, Burbank Bar
FREE ADMISSION TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.   Join us every week at one of our OPEN MIC BAR SHOWS.  Doors open at 5:00pm - Tues show starts at 5:30, Tues-Sat sign-up at 11, show at 11:30pm.   It's a lottery-style open mic hosted by one of our house MC's.  Comics can sign up on a slip of paper and will be drawn at random to perform sets ranging in length from 3 to 5 minutes.  Come early and put your name in the pitcher! 

HAPPY HOUR AUDITIONS:

WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS AT 6 PM
Flappers Comedy Club, Burbank Main Room
FREE ADMISSION TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, AND IT’S HAPPY HOUR!  DISCOUNTS ON FOOD AND DRINKS UNTIL 7 PM!
Would you like to be seen by the club owners and have a chance to get professional work at Flappers? Join us every Wednesday and Thursday for Happy Hour Auditions in the Main Room.  Doors and sign-ups open at 5:00pm, show starts at 6:00pm.  The first 25 comics to sign up will perform three minutes. First time auditioners are guaranteed to perform. Regulars can sign up too and will be seen after the first timers. Post-show feedback available as time permits.

SET LIST IMPROVISED OPEN MIC:
Fridays at 5 PM - Flappers Comedy Club, Burbank Bar
STAND UP ON THE SPOT, IN THE MOMENT, AND WITHOUT A NET.  Seconds before walking onstage, comics get a brand new, never before seen "set list" of topics handed to them. They perform the list as if it is their own set. This is a show that is as exciting for comedians as it is for  audiences. Comedians are forced to deregulate their standard sets, and come up with something refreshing and new for the  audience.  It’s a playground for the comedy mind.

COMEDIAN’S LAB
Saturdays at 4:30 PM - Flappers Comedy Club, Burbank Yoo Hoo Room
Hey comedians! Here's your chance to work on a few new jokes and get some instant feedback from other comedians.  Each comic performs four minutes of stand-up in front of other comedians. After their set is finished, they get three mintues of feedback.  This is a great supplement to our Flappers University classes.   There is no admission charge for this lab, but please bring your sense of humor, jokes, thirst and your appetite because our full menu is available for you to partake.

ALL ARTS OPEN MIC:

Mondays 5:30 – 7 PM - Flappers Comedy Club, Burbank Bar
Stand up comedy, improv, sketch, music, magic, poetry - you name it, you can perform it.  Every Monday at 5:30pm in the Flappers Burbank Bar, performers of all disciplines are invited to perform their art.  The show is FREE to the public, and happy hour prices will be offered offered on select food and beverage items.  Sign up starts at 5, show starts at 5:30pm.  Lottery - the host will draw names as we go.   

Flappers Burbank MAIN ROOM
(200 Seat Capacity)

WEEKLY PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES
Shows run Tuesday-Saturday at 8 & 10pm, Sunday at 7 & 9pm, Monday at 8pm.
No reservation required, just come on down to Flappers Comedy Club Burbank 102 E. Magnolia Blvd.  Burbank CA  91502. 
Free Parking at the Sears or Ashley Furniture Parking Lot Across the street.  www.FlappersComedy.com or Call 818-845-9721.

TUESDAYS: FIRST TIMER FUNNIES, 8pm
Anyone ever tell you you’re funny? Here's your chance to prove it. Professional and amateur comedians come together to create this exciting new show format.  This is a great opportunity for salespeople, Moms, Dads, Grandparents, etc., to try out their comedy skills live on stage.  The show has a professional MC as well as professional Guest and Headliner spots.  All the rest of the comics are real people just like you.  Stage time is awarded based on turn out.  Bring 3 guests, get 3 minutes onstage.  Bring more and get more stage time.  For booking contact Bookings@flapperscomedy.com or call 818-845-9721.  

UNCLE CLYDE'S COMEDY CONTEST
“18 Years and still going strong”-
Our weekly comedy contest continues to hand out a $101 prize every Wednesday in the Flappers Burbank Main Room. First and second place weekly winners, move on to the “Soup-Or Bowl” Finals and a chance to win a paid professional booking at Flappers Comedy Clubs, as well as entry into the Detroit Comedy Fest, and other major comedy competitions.  If you’ve participated in prior rounds, you are welcome to come back and give it another go.

TUES, WED, THURS 8 & 10PM SHOWS
We have a variety of independently produced shows and themed shows such as College Night, Latino Night, Pretty Funny Women and various spots available in shows throughout the week.  You can contact our independent producers directly or Barbara Holliday for spots. 

FUNDRAISERS
At Flappers Burbank we book fundraisers as often as possible.   Each show includes an MC performing 10 minutes, a few 5-10 minute guest spots, a feature performing 20 min, and a professional Headliner performing 45 minutes.  We pay up to $25.00 per performer for most fundraisers and give the majority of the tickets sales to the non-profit company.  These spots are booked 3-6 months in advance. Contact Barbara Holliday at Barbara@FlappersComedy.com or 818-845-9721.

MAIN ROOM GUEST SPOTS
We welcome requests for 5 & 10 minute guest spots throughout the week and weekend. Best chance to get in on one of these is call the office on Mondays between 9am-5pm to secure a guest spot. 
Primary Booking Contact: Barbara Holliday 818-845-9721
Email us your avails to Barbara@FlappersComedy.com
If you have any questions about bookings, call or
email Barbara Holliday at 818-845-9721
Flappers Burbank YOO HOO ROOM (60 Seat Capacity)

MONTHLY PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES
Shows Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 & 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday at 11:30pm, Sunday at 7 & 9pm, Monday at 7:30pm.
No pre-reservation required, just come on down to Flappers Comedy Club Burbank 102 E. Magnolia Blvd.  Burbank, CA  91502. 
Free parking at the Sears and Ashley Furniture parking lots across the street.  www.FlappersComedy.com or Call 818-845-9721.
EMAIL yoohooroom@flapperscomedy.com
Primary Booking Contact: Richy Leis 818-845-9721
Email us your avails to: yoohooroom@flapperscomedy.com
If you have any questions about bookings, call or
email YooHooRoom@FlappersComedy orat 818-845-9721.


Flappers Comedy Club CLAREMONT
(100 Seat Capacity)
WEEKLY PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

OPEN MIC AUDITONS
SUNDAYS AT 9PM
Alright comedians here's your chance, come one come all and show us your stuff.  Hosted by Laneia Dominguez,  this is an open Audition and Open Mic combined.  Sign ups are at 8:30pm.  Please prepare 3 Minutes of funny material.  The first 25 comedians who have never been to the open/mic auditions at Flappers will be seen first.  After that its our regular weekly open-mic, come out and watch some stand-ups stru their stuff.  Come early to sign up the first 15 regular comedians to sign up will get up on stage.  There is No Cover Charge, however we do require a 2 item minimum purchase per person.  Comedians performing in the show are only required to purchase 1 item each. See you all there.  No pre-reservation required, just come on down to Flappers Comedy Club Claremont 532 W. First St, Claremont, CA 91711.  Free Parking at the Parking Lot on First Street right near the Hip Kitty. www.FlappersComedy.com   Call 818-845-9721.

FIRST TIMER FUNNIES PRO/AM
On various Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 PM in Claremont.  Anyone ever tell you you’re funny? Here's your chance to prove it. Professional and amateur comedians come together to create this exciting new show format.  This is a great opportunity for Salespeople, Moms, Dads, Grandparents and the like to try out their comedy skills live on stage.  The show will also have a professional MC as well as a professional Guest or Headliner spot.  All the rest of the comics are real people just like you.  Stage time is awarded based on turn out.  Bring 3 guests, get 3 minutes onstage.  Bring more and get more stage time.  For pre booking contact Bookings@flapperscomedy.com or call 818-845-9721.Seven comedians each from the 909 area code perform 10 minutes each along with a professional headliner performing 20 minutes.  If you haven’t seen the room, it is spectacular! This show is great for new comedians and professional headliners as well.  It’s a great chance for new comedians to connect with Headliners and perform at the Inland Empire’s newest comedy club. Flappers Comedy Club Claremont 532 W. First Street Claremont, CA 91711 Upstairs in the Packing House Free Parking in the lot on First Street.  www.FlappersComedy.com Email Bookings@FlappersComedy.com or call 818-845-9721.
Primary Booking Contact: Barbara Holliday 818-845-9721
Email us your avails to Bookings@FlappersComedy.com
And if you have any questions about bookings call or
Email Richy Leis or Barbara Holliday at 818-845-9721

 

 

 

 
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