Teen Comedy Essentials

Learn How to Work in TV Comedy!

Learn, play and connect online in our Comedy Essentials class for Teens (ages 11 and up). Taught by working actor and audition coach Tiffany Berube, this fun and insightful six-week class will prepare you to audition for TV comedies.. This course culminates in a special Audition Technique class with Network Studio Executive/Producer Irene Dreayer of Disney, Nickelodeon and ABC Family and Actors Comedy Studio Founder Lauren Bertoni!

Tiffany will help you Find the Funny in Comedy Scripts, Navigate the TV Industry and deliver your best On-Camera Performance. Irene and Lauren will guide you in what it takes to Book the Room! And all students are gifted a 10-minute career consultation upon completion of this course.

Teen Comedy Essentials is an age-appropriate adaptation of our Adult Comedy Essentials course and will give you powerful tools you will use throughout your lifetime. 

Develop Characters & Break Down Scripts Like the Pros!

We teach you world class script analysis to lay the foundation for outstanding auditions. Writers and producers hire actors, not casting directors. When you understand scripts the way writers intended, you’ll start booking. The confidence and certainty you gain from our highly efficient approach to the work makes acting and auditioning fun. You’ll never walk into an audition with doubts about the material again!

Should you start here? Probably! Teen Comedy Essentials is exactly the right place for new actors to start but also challenges those with moderate training.

In Addition, You’ll Learn:

➥ Our iCAMERA method of Comedic Script Analysis

➥ Fast and Fun Character Development with The Heroes of Comedy

➥  Cold Reading Technique

➥  The Hierarchy of TV Acting roles

➥  How to Audition for Disney, Nickelodeon, Netflix and More!

➥ Personalized Career Consulting: Map out your next steps to build the career you dream of!

Classes are conducted joyfully and efficiently through Zoom.

Days & Times


11:30 am – 1:30 pm PST

January 22 – February 26


January 22 – February 26



Teen Comedy Essentials is a comprehensive, 6-week course and prerequisite to our ongoing classes for Teens. This is the starting point for learning to act for television comedy.

Advanced and working actors are welcome to begin in Teen Audition Code or Pro Workout, depending on experience and instructor approval. Please contact our studio for more information.

Tiffany Berube is a sitcom and commercial actor, indie TV and sketch writer and producer. She also co-chairs the Industry Workshop Program at ACS, where she educates students on the business of on-camera acting and connects them with casting directors, producers and directors. Currently she is on the teaching staff at Actors Comedy Studio as well as the American Academy of Dramatic Arts-LA.

Tiffany recently developed the Commercial Acting and Auditioning class for Teens and Young Adults at The Academy at Edge Performing Arts Center. Tiffany loves helping kids and teens express themselves through the arts and mentoring young actors as they find their path in the industry.

Tiffany provides a supportive, nurturing environment for all of her students. 😉


What You'll Need

Your imagination, your energy, and a way to use ZOOM, our preferred portal for online classes.


Is there a prerequisite for this class?

No. This is the starting point for learning to act for television comedy.

Advanced and working actors are welcome to begin in Teen Audition Code or Pro Workout depending on experience and instructor approval. Please contact our studio for more information.

What age group is this class for?

Teen Comedy Essentials is for students ages 11-17. Students under age 11 may be approved to join class pending instructor approval. Please contact info@actorscomedystudio.com before enrolling a student under age 11.

I have zero experience. Will I be okay?

Yes! Our program is built to accommodate young actors learning from scratch and experienced actors who want our specialized training in television comedy.

What is the class size?

Each online class section is limited to a maximum of 14 students.

How often does Comedy Essentials meet?

Once a week, online, for six consecutive weeks.

What if I miss a class?

You can email your instructor at info@actorscomedystudio.com for notes and any materials handed out in class. This 6-week course does not have a make-up option.

How do I sign up for a course?

For Teen Comedy Essentials, you can register online and pay for the course using a credit card or debit card. Please tell us the NAME and AGE of the student in the “Notes” section during checkout.

Can I check out the class before signing up?

In order to maintain class integrity and privacy for minors, we do not allow auditing. If you would like to talk with a faculty member, you can email us at info@actorscomedystduio.com or call 323-302-9152.

I still have questions, is there someone I can talk to?

Yes! You can email info@actorscomedystudio.com or call us at 323-302-9152.


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