Writing Stand Up Comedy

Nelly Thomas
30 March 2019 - 10:00 to 4:00 PM
Nelly Thomas
Ever wanted to try stand-up comedy? Or, have you started but want to progress more? Nelly Thomas was a stand-up comedian for 16 years. Join her for tips and tricks on writing, performing and handling The Biz.

A unique opportunity to work with this award-winning comedian and author.

You will learn:

  • How to write a joke
  • How to construct sets of different lengths
  • How to write for different contexts - clubs, pubs, corporate and schools
  • How to be a great MC
  • How to find your own style


About Nelly Thomas

Nelly Thomas performed around Australia and the world performing stand-up comedy for over sixteen years. She has now traded the big stage for the “quiet life” of an author, professional MC and key-note presenter.

Nelly also moonlights on ABC radio Melbourne, filling in for Lindy Burns on Evenings, and is often a guest on ABC Local Radio and Radio National. She was listed as one of Australia’s “most innovative thinkers” in The Age Newspaper’s The Zone and was featured on the ABC’s Big Ideas: The Smartest Stuff on TV, Radio and Online.  You’ll regularly find her musings in the Australian press.

Writers Victoria
176 Little Lonsdale St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Phone: 03 90947840
Event registration fee
Concession member $ 135.00
Member $ 145.00
Non-member $ 195.00

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