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Comedy Blog Posts

Oct 15, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy Part Two: Funny Words

In PART TWO of Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy, I talked about how the rhythm of comedy is formed by WORDS and FUNNY WORDS that can never be changed. In PART THREE, you will discover how vital it is to… Read More

Sep 13, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy Part Two: Funny Words

In PART ONE, I talked about NEVER CHANGE A WORD in sitcom scripts because it will change the RHYTHM the writer intended. The other reason to follow the script to the letter is because a word in the script could… Read More

Aug 13, 2019

Scott Sedita’s Rules of Comedy | pt. 1

A Three Part Series from sitcom guru coach Scott Sedita. Here are edited excerpts from his international bestselling book, “The Eight Characters of Comedy. A Guide to Sitcom Acting & Writing, 2nd Edition” about how the Rhythm of Comedy is… Read More

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Nov 15, 2017

The Three Pillars of Comedy (Part 3 of 3)

THE UNPREDICTABLE Storyline – The element of surprise is at the heart of any successful sitcom. In terms of storyline, the unpredictable is what keeps us laughing out loud and tuning in week after week. We know the character will… Read More

Nov 6, 2015

Embrace your uniqueness

Checking out the other actors in the lobby before auditions is potentially dangerous to a performer’s self-confidence. If you overly concern yourself with the competition, you just might find yourself second-guessing a wardrobe choice, your look, your read, or your… Read More

Jul 31, 2015

Comedy is A Serious Craft! (Part One)

Are you funny? Can you be funny? Can you be cast on a sitcom? Do you have acting training, comedic instincts and what it takes to create a character, follow the sitcom formula and make casting directors, producers, directors and… Read More