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Level 1 Stand-Up (3/6-4/10) with Will Purpura

About the Class

This class will help you learn the tools necessary for performing stand-up comedy. Students will learn how to generate material, raise the stakes and improve timing.

About the Teacher

Will Purpura is a comedian, actor, improviser, writer, producer and teacher. 

As a stand-up, he has performed at numerous clubs in New York and North Carolina including The PIT NY, The PIT Chapel Hill, Dangerfield’s, Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club and Goodnights Comedy Club. 

As an improviser, Will has studied at the PIT, UCB and Second City Chicago. 


Will attended New York University for film and television writing. He currently serves as Artistic Director of the PIT Chapel Hill.