Alex Keen Comedian

Open Mic Comedy Rooms in Melbourne

Open mic comedy rooms in Melbourne have returned. However, not all rooms are ‘open mic’. Many are curated, meaning you need to have your name ‘on the bill’ before getting up. So reach out (probably via Facebook) before popping down to the following comedy rooms. (Updated February 13, 2023) MONDAYS TUESDAYS WEDNESDAYS THURSDAYS FRIDAYS SATURDAYS SUNDAYS

Kim Le Comedian

The Open Mic Comedy Rooms List – Adelaide

The Covid Crisis is over for South Australia, but sadly not all the open mic comedy rooms in Adelaide have reopened. Here’s the latest updated Adelaide open mic comedy nights as of October 30, 2020. If you know of other open mic comedy rooms in Adelaide, or can recommend an update, please contact us. MONDAYS Nothing TUESDAYS Cranker Comedy, Crown …

Teach Stand-up Comedy with Ben Horowitz

Can you teach someone how to be funny?

Can you teach someone how to be funny?  Theoretically, yes. The funny bone is not a womb. It’s not present in some people, but not in others. However, there is a definite pre-existing condition that gives a clear indication, like height for a jockey or basketballer, that a career in comedy is more likely.  So what is that condition that …

Community funds comedy drama about learning stand-up

One part comedy, one part drama, and one part documentary, the Hard Knock Knocks comedy school has launched episode one and two of ‘Is This Thing On?‘, a show about learning stand-up comedy. The brainchild of SHKK co-founder, Morry Morgan, and partly funded by the Hard Knock Knocks alumni, this six-part, 30-minute TV show transforms ten budding stand-up comedians into …

George Dimarelos - Bookish

Adelaide Fringe Festival Review – George Dimarelos – A Bookish Comedy Show

Engaging, well-read and witty – three words that perfectly sum up both comedian George Dimarelos and his latest hour long show at the Adelaide Fringe, A Bookish Comedy Show. Appropriately set, given his ethnic heritage, in the back room of a converted Greek Taverna, this show gives this Greek fantasy geek free rein to explore his, and his fellow comedians’ …

AJ Ure Comedian

Graduate Highlight – AJ Ure

Each week the School of Hard Knock Knocks highlights one of our recent graduates from our Adelaide, Melbourne or Sydney courses. This week, it’s the hilarious AJ Ure. AJ attended the January 2020 stand-up comedy course in Melbourne, with guest comedian Gerry Masi. Graduates of the School of Hard Knock Knocks are invited to perform at Punchlines Comedy Club in …