PETER GREYY

Peter Greyy is 13-year comedy veteran, an experienced and effective comedy coach, and the Director of Talent for both the San Francisco Comedy Competition and the Seattle International Comedy Competition.


Peter has performed Stand-Up Comedy across North America in comedy clubs, theaters and festivals--including multiple performances at both the Bridgetown Comedy Festival AND the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival.  Peter has worked with many of today’s top comedians, including Jim Gaffigan, Mike Birbiglia and the late Joan Rivers.

In 2013, Peter was the headlining performer for an English-language comedy tour of the Balkan countries (Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina.)

In 2016, Peter wrote and curated a “1940’s Canteen” show where he played the role of Bob Hope.  He has been seen on NBC, G4TV, Seattle’s Evening Magazine on KING-5 tv as well as in a couple of documentary films about comedy.  As the Director of Talent for two of the largest, longest running and most prestigious comedy competitions in the world, Peter Greyy has been recognized as an excellent judge of stand-up talent.

Peter has been teaching the basics of stand-up comedy for a decade, joining Stu Stuart and then teaching on his own for classes given through the University of Washington Experimental College as well as working with Carl Warmenhoven and the students of the Puget Sound Community School.  He has taught joke writing at 826 Seattle and given seminars to comedians in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada;  Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; and Zagreb, Croatia.  He has also coached individual comedians of all ability levels.

Peter looks forward to working with you and sharing his love of the craft of comedy material development and sharing what he knows about becoming an effective comedy performer.  He also knows what it takes to help each comedy student find and refine their own personal comedic style and voice 

 


STAND UP COMEDY

 CLASS DESCRIPTION: 

In three class sessions followed by a public performance, students will learn to learn to unleash their inner funny with confidence and skill.  Seattle has a booming stand-up comedy community, so there will be lots of opportunity to continue to use what you learn even after the class has concluded. 


  • Learn the basics of stand-up comedy!
  • A fun, supportive, hands-on class
  • You’ll create original material, explore the business-side of stand-up, and have the opportunity to perform at a comedy club in front of a real audience. 
  • This is your chance to make a dream come true and get a head start if you choose to pursue comedy further. 
  • There are three classes in a classroom and then a performance at the Comedy Underground in downtown Seattle.

Sign Me Up!

Class #17427: COMEDY – Wednesdays
1/9, 1/16, 1/23 and 1/30, 2019. 7pm-9:30 pm.
Class may sometimes run late.
Tuition: $150 + $10 reg. fee
First 3 meetings: University of Washington campus: Seattle branch
Final meeting (performance) is in a comedy club
Minimum: 6. Max.: 20. Enrolled so far: 2

THE FALL 2018 CLASS IS FULL. A new section will be scheduled soon. Please check back!