Comedian is a person who entertains the people by his presentation. Comedian applies different techniques for making people laugh and entertain. If the audiences are addressed directly by the comedian then he is known as a standup comedian. Standup comedy is nothing but it is a one-man show and the main thing to consider here is audience response. Most of the comedians write their own script before performing on the stage or print media or web. They but put lots of hard work while doing rehearsals. It is mandatory to rehearse before presenting themselves in front of the audience and they must act according to audience demand. They must develop a unique style, body language, and skills to entertain people.
Types of comedians
There are many different types of comedians with different specialties.
Slapstick comedian is the one who makes the audience laugh by making silly things. This type of comedy is performed in silent mode or in scenes without audio. Charlie Chaplin and Jerry Lewis are the famous slapstick comedians who made millions of viewers laughed and entertained.
In order to entertain the audience, stand-up comedian cracks jokes and tell silly jokes. Usually, these comedians will perform in private parties, nightclubs, bars and concert halls.
A burlesque comedian is a person who scorns the basic speech style or writing.
Television comedians are very much popular and are known as sitcoms. A sitcom is a short form for situational comedy. These comedians perform silly and funny things for making people laugh and entertain.
Duties and Responsibilities The main goal of a comedian is to entertain and make an audience laugh by his performance. Comedians will have a unique style and implement various techniques for making an audience laugh. Some of the comedians will also do imitations. Comic sense and timing are considered as the best assets for the comedians. You can improve your performance by practising. You can brush your skills by practising and it is also helpful to have the background in stage performance and drama. He must be capable of dealing with many audiences. Tours are considered as another part of his profession because for performing show frequent travelling is necessary. The key aspects of this profession are strong determination, persistence, and love towards your profession.