Skills Stand-up Comedian near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a stand-up comedian in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Actors and comedians (NOC 5135).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Train students in interpretation of skills, speech, movement and dramatic theory
  • Prepare acting students for specific auditions and performances
  • Attend auditions and casting roles
  • Improvise a role
  • Study and rehease lines from scripts
  • Sing or dance
  • Interpret, memorize lines, stunts and cues
  • Portray roles in several productions
  • Perform comedy acts

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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