Comedy is a genre of non-fiction that usually includes works or discourses intended to be amusing or witty, usually by inducing humor, usually in live performance, comedy shows, film, TV, stand-up comedy, books, or other media. Comedy artists are those who perform comedy art in different forms such as stand-up comedy, improvisation, sketches, comedy clubs, and one liners.
There has been no concrete set of standards for assessing the level of comedy as each artist may choose to tailor his approach to the style of delivery and feedback from the audience members. Comedy artists use a wide variety of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to entertain their audiences. (more…)