Nov 19, 2015
Ever wondered … "should I move to a bigger city for comedy?"
Ever struggled with, “Should I go full time?” Keith Alberstadt
joins us this week to discuss how he made the jump from an office
job to a 24/7 comedy career.
Keith makes his comedy relatable and approachable while
delivering it in a confident (and sometimes sarcastic) way. He’s
performed for on numerous late might shows including Late Show With
David Letterman, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Fox’s Red eye …
basically any show on late at night. He also has been a
contributing writer for Saturday Night Live’s Weekend update and
We talk specifically about:
- Starting and stopping his pursuit of comedy
- Developing an act on the road
- Getting things squared away before jumping
- Noticing improvement
- Setting goals
- The choice of NYC over LA
- How he was persistent in pursuing the David Letterman Show
- What the process was like leading up to the appearance
- The pressure of a second Letterman appearance
- His preference for writing
- Balancing road vs NYC
and much, much more.
This is another must listen for new and aspiring comedians.
Especially if you are thinking about going full time.
You can find out more about Keith Alberstadt at:
WATCH KEITH ON LAST COMIC STANDING:
KEITH ON THE DAVID LETTERMAN SHOW:
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