“Be A Stand-up Comedian... Or Just Feel Like One!”


Live outside the NC area? Take “Comedy With No Class!” This is personalized, one on one coaching online! Whether you are a beginner comedian, an experienced professional or have no desire to be a comedian and just want to be funnier... using YOUR thoughts and ideas, Coach Rog Bates will help you power up your humor vision, your material and your delivery. He’ll also share the tips, tricks and techniques to utilize the full power of your sense of humor! Each session is customized to fit your needs and goals. After 20 years helping over a thousand people become funnier, Bates has a method that Works! It’s fast and easy! (It sure works better than his motel did! You can ask his brother Norman.)

Grow your sense of humor today!
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For comedians, entertainers, teachers, speakers, accountants, extroverts, introverts . . . ANYONE! Come take your sense of humor to the next level while you meet new friends! This fun class will help you sharpen your comedy eye, delivery and creative skills for stage, business or home. Or simply to get more laughs out of life! It’s designed to fit anyone whether you want to be a comedian, or just a funnier speaker, actor, teacher or anything else. Make yourself and others laugh anytime and anyplace you choose!

with Rog Bates
You'll learn how to: win over your audience feel confident and fast on your feet use humor appropriately in sensitive situations use humor to manage stress remember jokes be creative and original respond when no one laughs switch a negative into a positive write and edit effectively develop your persona use a microphone look and feel comfortable on stage have a great stage presence handle hecklers use professional techniques like savers, callbacks, self-deprecation, reverse and lateralization. And much more! Plus you'll get inside pro tips on how to get paid for your sense of humor write and sell your jokes And much more!

Great Reviews: You’ve read about us in the News & Observer, The Cary News and The Triangle Indy! ( Providence Journal says, "This is sure to be the most fun class you'll ever take and just maybe the most useful one." Your coach: Experienced stand-up comedian, songwriter, and keynote speaker, Rog Bates toured comedy clubs for seven years and quit just before becoming famous! Rog also has fifteen years experience as keynote speaker and entertainer for healthcare professionals and companies like IBM, American Express, and Hewlitt Packard.

About the Coach: Former comedy coach at Charlie Goodnights, Bates is author of the book, pasted-graphicRog is also Executive Director of Carolina Health & Humor, a non-profit promoting humor in business, health care, and the community. Rog believes in the fish philosophy … Give a man a fish and he eats for a day . . . Teach a man to fish and . . . That’s the end of his marriage! Wait... Actually Rog believes in the Seattle Fish Market “Fish Philosophy!”

Grow your sense of humor today!
Call 919-604-5488 Or Email