Welcome to The Berlin Stand Up School

This school is a collaboration between 2 of Berlin’s most experienced stand-up comedians Paul Salamone and Caroline Clifford. We aim to impart our combined 20 years (omg we’re so old!) of comedy experience, directly to YOU through a syllabus of expertly crafted and tried and tested classes and workshops. People love our courses, they’re always full!

Our Classes

Upcoming Events

  • Beginners Stand Up Comedy Semi-intensive

    Join Caroline Clifford's thrilling 3 week beginners class that's already made a huge impact on the Berlin scene. Leap-frog that initial noob phase, make friends for life and start your comedy career with a bang! Read More

    Next Class

    November 17, 2018 16:00 SOLD OUT
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  • Stand-Up For Improvisers

    In this class you will write, workshop and perform a short stand-up set from scratch in just 4 hours! It’s a fun yet intensive class that will combine the fundamentals of good stand-up, and good improvisation to turbo-charge your imagination. Read More

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    December 8, 2018 15:00
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  • Beginners Stand Up Comedy

    Join Caroline Clifford's thrilling 6 week beginners class that's already made a huge impact on the Berlin scene. Leap-frog that initial noob phase, make friends for life and start your comedy career with a bang! Read More

    Next Class

    January 12, 2019 15:30
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  • Private tuition / Script editing

    Ask Paul or Caroline to take notes of your shows / videos and give you detailed and personalised feedback. We can also work with any scripts you have and make them wayyy funnier! Read More
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Coming Soon

  • Hosting & Crowdwork

    A basic TWO-DAY WORKSHOP introduction to anyone looking to host their own show or interact more with their audiences. Learn the basic principles of good hosting and crowd work, building a “hosting set”, strategies for involving the crowd in... Read More

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  • Advanced Crowdwork

    Building on skills learned in  Hosting & Crowdwork, we’ll go deeper with the crowdwork topic, with all-new exercises and some refreshers designed to get you deeper into the moment and able to find the funny of any show... Read More

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  • Topical Comedy Writing Workshop

    Learn topical joke writing and then perform your own "Weekend Update" Read More
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  • Killin' It with Paul & Cliff

    Want your comedy to kill, not maim? This is the class for you. Aimed at the more experienced comedian, “Killing it” is the best way to take a good hard look at your current set, cut all the... Read More
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