The Las Vegas Comedy Institute specializes in standup, improv and comedy writing workshops along with corporate training, team  building and  workplace seminars.  Don is also a certified hypnotist and offers hypnosis training, hypnotherapy and more.

Whether you're a working comedian or just hoping to use humor to punch up your presentations, build your confidence or public speaking ability, Don Barnhart is one of the most sought out comedy coaches in the industry, because he actually does it for a living.

Don Barnhart has had three Las Vegas residencies with Delirious Comedy Club, Hypnomania and Jokesters Comedy Club.  He is an executive producer and appears in the new Jamie Kennedy and Matt Rife Vampire Comedy, Don't Suck and is one of the stars of the documentary about entertaining the troops, I Am Battle Comic  Don't new book Finding Your Funny is a best seller on Amazon where he explores the art, science and business of comedy featuring interviews and practical advice from other comedia ns, agents, managers and club owners.

"If you're serious about a career in comedy, then Don Barnhart is the coach to work with!"

The Las Vegas Comedy Institute can help you on your journey and is the brainchild of Award Winning Comedian, Second City Conservatory Graduate, Author, Filmmaker, Comedy Club Booker, Consultant and Comedy Coach Don Barnhart. "Our goal is to teach, coach and encourage you to break through your comfort levels to achieve your highest potential and find your funny."

Jump start your comedy career or take it to the next level.

Barnhart's classes and workshops are interactive where each week; students are on stage working out their material in a comedy club setting.  Students recieve a digital copy of their final performance and showcase.

Career Consultation:  Are you getting the work you want?  If not, why???  Meet with Don and have a one on one overview of your current act and get serious about your comedy career.  Available in person, via Skype or Facetime.


Please visit the specific links above to find out more and see if our classes are right for you.

"Thank you for allowing me to join your class. You are doing a great job. It's great to see my friend sharing his experience, input, and know how.  I think it's a class all comics should visit and/or enroll. This class Really enforces your thoughts. And reminds you of what it takes to be in this business. Hard work. I hope to visit again."  - George Wallace

Don Barnhart and George Wallace on Battle Comics Tour perforning for the troops overseas in Korea

Helping You Find The Funny