Christian comedy is a career like many other careers. There are a couple of Christian comedians who have been successful in the comedy industry. Given it is an industry where very few people have ventured in, it poses a few more challenges to be successful.
If you are an inspiring Christian comedian, it may be challenging to get to the top, but if you are devoted, you will surely get there. In this post, we have discussed quick tips for taking your Christian comedy career to the next level
Learn From Other Christian Comedians
Learning from other Christian comedians can help you take your career to the next level. You can do this by reading their autobiographies and watching how they perform on stage. If for instance, you are going to face a tough audience, you can watch how other skilled Christian comedians can tackle that challenge and wow the audience.
Watching great Christian comedians like Michael Jr., Tim Hawkins, Chonda Pierce, and John Crist as well as reading their stories, can inspire you to be like them. It can also challenge you to work hard to achieve similar success.
Comedy is just like a muscle, the more practice you put into it, the better you become. So if you are to take your Christian comedy career to the next level, then you must do a lot of practice.
You should write more jokes and do more shows every year. Have more dedication and be consistent about what you do. You will realize the more you perform your jokes before a crowd, the more natural the jokes will come out. Also, if you remain consistent in your performance, people will remember your face and your performances for longer.
Even if you have the best Christian jokes if you don’t have an audience to perform to, then nobody will know you and your career might stall. Networking is essential in the comedy business because you get connected to other Christian comedians who may give you a platform to showcase your talent. Also, through networking, you get to meet other fellow church leaders, managers, and promoters who may organize gigs that can get you out there.
Market Your Brand
Christian comedians must market themselves if they are to grow their career. One way to advertise your brand is by selling products to your audience. You can sell branded Tshirts, Hats, CDs and DVDs to your audience. In addition to making a profit, selling branded products will market you to your audience.
By following the four tips above, you will be well on your way to taking your Christian comedian career to another level.