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Graduate Highlight – Andy High

Each week the School of Hard Knock Knocks highlights one of our recent graduates from our Adelaide, Melbourne or Sydney courses. This week, it’s the hilarious Andy High. Andy High, who likes to go by the name ‘Andy the Pom’ attended the January 2020 stand-up comedy course in Melbourne, with guest comedian Gerry Masi. Graduates of the School of Hard …

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Is performing stand-up comedy your New Year’s Resolution?

We’ve all been there. It’s new years eve, and armed with one too many chardonays we announce to complete strangers that this year we’re going follow our dreams! *hick* And this year, our new year’s resolution is going to be…perform stand-up comedy! There’s one of two scenarios at this point. ONE Your friends start laughing at you (notice: not with …

Matt Vella - Graduate Highlight

Graduate Highlight: Matt Vella

Each week the School of Hard Knock Knocks highlights one of our recent graduates from our Adelaide, Melbourne or Sydney courses. This week, it’s the hilarious Matt Vella. Matt attended the January 2020 stand-up comedy course in Sydney, with guest comedian Matt Okine, and this video on Facebook has gone viral – hitting well over 3,700 views within its first …

Carolyn Swindell - Graduate Highlight

Graduate Highlight: Carolyn Swindell

Each week the School of Hard Knock Knocks highlights one of our recent graduates from our Adelaide, Melbourne or Sydney courses. This week, it’s the delightful Carolyn Swindell. Carolyn attended the January 2020 stand-up comedy course in Sydney, with guest comedian Matt Okine – and stole the show just before Matt’s headline performance. Like a lot of students at the …

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Meet the Aussie comedy company that pays its customers

It should be a joke, but it’s so successful. One Aussie company, the School of Hard Knock Knocks, has turned the traditional business model of suppliers being paid by customers on its head. Instead they pay their customers! So what is their business? They teach stand-up comedy. The business model flip isn’t a marketing fad either. The school was established …