April 30th, 2017


Class 1 April 30th 1-4pm
Class 2 May 14th 1-4pm
Class 3 May 21st 1-4pm
Class 4 May 28th 1-4pm
Class 5 June 4th 1-4pm
Showcase - TBA

New Students $350




*Returning Students $200


Reserve your spot now for $100. Full payment due by 1st class.







Ongoing drop in class  TBD




The new book exploring the art, science and business of stand  up comedy.  "A must read for anyone considering a career in comedy."






ebook/pdf file






The Las Vegas Comedy Institute specializes in stand up, improv and comedy writing workshops along with acting, voice over, sketch and public speaking classes. 


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.


Barnhart is one of the stars of the new documentary I Am Battle Comic and his new book Finding Your Funny is already a best seller on Amazon.  In it, he explores the art, science and business of comedy with interviews and practical advice from other comedians, agents, managers and club owners .



"If you're serious about a career in comedy,

then 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 DVD of their final performance and showcase.


Learn from someone that does it for a living.


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.  Availiable either in person or via Skype or Facetime.


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


We are also a full production studio, demos, green screen, graphic/web design, headshots and much more.  


New 6 week Stand Up Classes begins July 5th


The Las Vegas Comedy Institute is proud to offer the following:


* Stand up comedy classes, improv workshops & comedy writing workshops.

* Acting, Performance and Voice Over Classes

* Green screen studio, demos, promos, infomercials and how to videos.

* Photography studio, headshots.

* Graphic design - posters, flyers, business cards, DVD's, CD's book cover, banners, logos...

* Website design - personal and professional


Full production service available. 


Video production, editing, scriptwriting.

The Las Vegas Comedy Institute is also available to host your event:

* Performances & Showcases

* Meet-up's, Gathering's, Reading's & Lectures

* Casting's & Auditons's
* Seminar's & Workshop's



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