Comedians are born funny. Or are they? The craft of stand-up comedy is learned through years of writing and performing. Being funny is an elusive art form because every performance is a unique experience. The challenge is to be your authentic comedic self on stage. Greg Dean has mastered the essential techniques and skills of the world's greatest comedians and, since 1982, has been teaching his unique step-by-step approach and inspiring new generations of stand-up comedians. In this exclusive hour-long program Greg Dean, author of 'Step by Step to Stand-Up Comedy,' takes you inside his stand-up comedy workshops to demonstrate the classic techniques and skills used by successful comedians everywhere, including joke structure, characters and P-O-V, microphone technique, ranting and riffing, writing and editing, rehearsal process, show structure and much more. A must for comedians and writers, actors and entertainers, anyone who loves stand-up comedy.