November 5, 6, & 7, 2019
Humor Boot Camp®
November 5, 6, & 7, 2019

Location: LA Comedy Club
at The Stratosphere Hotel, Casino

Faculty: Kevin Burke & Darren LaCroix, CSP, AS
 Limited Seating
 Early Bird Special Ends 10/5
at 11PM Pacific Time
 Give Us 2 Days and We'll Make You Funnier for Life.
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"There is nothing like the feeling of making an audience laugh."
-Darren LaCroix
Finally, a place where professionals can go to learn how to be funnier. We’re not talking about learning to tell dirty jokes. We are talking about learning how to get more laughs in a professional setting to make your message more digestible! When they are laughing, they are listening. Discover secrets to create your own unique humor that you can use again and again.
Do You Wish You Were Funnier?
Memorable humor takes public speaking to the next level! During this 2½-day LIVE Master Workshop, Darren LaCroix and Las Vegas headliner Kevin Burke will personally guide you through a fast-paced, laughter-rich Humor Boot Camp®. You’ll leave this trademarked workshop never looking at laughter the same way again. Darrenteed.

Lacing your presentations with humor will not only cement a feeling of positivity and vibrancy between you and your audience, but it will also create a human bond that is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. Imagine walking off the stage to thunderous applause and a roll of laughter. Darren and Kevin will give you proven techniques with helpful documentation in a polished and professional manner. This is your opportunity to master the art of humor! You will leave this live workshop with the process for creating your own unique humor from your personal experiences, as well as confidence and your own new materials that you create on the spot.
By committing to training with Las Vegas headliner Kevin Burke and World Champion Public Speaker Darren LaCroix, you will walk away with the tools to get more laughs in your very next presentation. Public speaking with style and finesse is more than having a compelling story; it is how you present it. Join Darren and Kevin in beautiful Las Vegas, and learn the proven process for getting laughs based on their decades of experience. Have you tried figuring it out on your own? Without a road map, it's easy to get lost and frustrated and end up with lackluster results.

Darren and Kevin will arm you with the essential tools to springboard your humorous speaking and find your funny bone. You will learn how to create your presentations more easily, have a deeper impact, and leave a more memorable message wrapped in laughter. This step-by-step process is based on over 40 years of experience. Space is limited to 25 LIVE seats and 3 VIP COACHEE Seats.
Why Does Being Funnier Matter?
Do you want to get and keep your audience’s attention? What is better proof of that than laughter? If they’re laughing, they're learning. What if you could bring a boring subject to life? That would separate you from the pack for sure. It also increases the audience’s retention rate. Do it for them!
  • More bookings
  • Get rebooked more often
  • Sell more in the back of the room
  •  More fun for them & you!
Consider this: you are an event planner, and you have to choose a speaker. Speaker A is a leading expert and has great content. Speaker B is also a leading expert, has great content, and is funny. Whom would you hire? Meetings and seminars are often boring. Let your audience laugh while they learn, and you’re more likely to get asked back. Being funny will not only increase your rehire rate but will also boost your back-of-room sales as well. Who wouldn’t want to follow you if you make them laugh? It just makes being on stage more fun too!
Who is Humor Boot Camp® for?
 Watch 30 second video. They travel near & far.
Join is if you are a:
  • Corporate presenter who needs to liven up your presentations 
  • Professional speaker who wants the humor edge
  •  Person who doesn't think they are person, but want to find your funny bone
  •  Naturally funny person and​want to create more planned humor
  •  Sales presenter who wants to sell more
  • Toastmaster who wants more laughs in your next presentation
  •  Comedy & Humor lover and wish to study what you love!
Can You Really Learn to Be Funnier?
Darren LaCroix is living proof that you can. His journey of becoming a comedian, even though he wasn’t funny, is not only ironic, but it’s also the truth. He proved that you can learn to be funny. He bombed miserably at a comedy club in Boston in 1992. Fast forward to 2001 when he out-spoke 25,000 contestants to become the World Champion of Public Speaking. He created one of the most talked about speeches in the history of the contest, and it was funny! Part of the secret he discovered was that comedians use humor formulas and templates that they don’t want the public to know about. Come discover the inside scoop from two humor pros.
What Makes Funny People Funny?
Would you agree that funny people think differently? They do. So, if you want to be funnier you have to think the way funny people think. Doesn’t that make sense? This Humor Boot Camp® is packed with over ten laughter-generating exercises. These exercises are designed to change the way you think and look at things. They will train your brain to see things funny. By the end of these 2½ days, you’ll not only see humor potential in more places, but you’ll also know how to deliver it again and again. You’ll never look at humor the same way again.
What if I'm Not Funny?
Perfect. You are like Darren when he started out. Darren started his career at an open mic night at a Boston comedy club. He was horrible. That night’s headline comedian literally told Darren as he left the stage, “Don’t quit your day job.” He was never told he was funny, and he had no stage presence whatsoever. In fact, at the Humor Boot Camp® you will see a video clip of his very first time on stage. That clip is guaranteed to inspire you.
Because Darren learned the hard way, he is quick to point out the shortcuts to make your journey light years faster than his. He has taken principles from the comedy world and adapted them to help you create clean humor you can use in your presentations again and again. Darren has been telling one of his jokes for over 20 years, and it still works every time! Because this is an interactive experience and not a sit-and-listen seminar, you’ll build your own humor confidence during the course of this workshop .
What if I'm Already Funny?
Even better. You are more like Kevin when he started out in the comedy and clowning world. Though Kevin was naturally funny, he too had to learn essential humor principles and structure to be able to make people laugh every night in his Vegas show. This workshop is designed so that you will walk away understanding why you are naturally funny. This will enable you to create much more planned  humor. You will discover how to create the kind of humor you can use again and again.
Forever Change How You Look at Laughter
Get out of your head and into the moment. If you can’t be in the moment, you just can’t be funny. Period. A crucial part of delivery is making an audience laugh. Most people don’t realize it, but improv is essential to getting laughs.

“If you are in your head, your emotions are dead.” - Darren

Both Kevin and Darren have improv backgrounds. Before stand-up comedy and speaking, Darren played a groom in an improv, dinner theater wedding show. He credits the stage presence he has now to be direct result of his improv experience.

Kevin has headlined the Vegas show Defending the Caveman over 4,000 times. He was a comedian and a clown for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Together Kevin and Darren will go back to their roots and walk you through a series of improv games throughout the workshop. You’ll be able to take the ones you like and continue to use them to improve your improv muscle.
The Ultimate Humor Experience. Period.
Creativity breeds creativity. The atmosphere is essential for your ultimate humor experience. How can you be creative sitting in a rectangular meeting room, sitting at a rectangular table, looking at a rectangular wall with rectangular windows? That’s tough.

First, The Humor Boot Camp® is held in the LA Comedy Club in Las Vegas. (Yup, that’s weird or funny, depending on how you look at it.) You will be sitting in the club, and you’ll be up on stage testing out some of your new laugh lines during some of the exercises.

Second, on the next night, you will come back for the comedy show at the LA Comedy Club after dinner. You will see in action all of the principles that you learned throughout the day. You will also see Darren perform along with three of the Comedy Club regulars. He may even test out one of the jokes that you created that day at the Humor Boot Camp®. 

*There will be adult language and content at this show. (**Optional session. VIRTUAL Seat Participants will not be able to take part in this session. Bummer).
By the End of the 2 1/2 Days You Will:
  • Master the humor twist
  •  Make your personal stories funnier
  • ​Discover the Triangle of Laughter
  •  Make boring subjects interesting
  •  Gain confidence mastering the little-known structure of humor
  •  Utilize callbacks to get more laughs quickly and easily
  •  Avoid the biggest mistake of presenters trying to be funny
  • ​Know the secrets of funny words to spice up your presentations
Hear What Humor Boot Camp® Survivors Say:

"I wasn’t sure what to expect, but after one day, oh my gosh,

I’m so confident and excited about what I’ve learned. I feel like I can go up on stage and do anything 
I want to do and be funny at the same time. This boot camp is awesome!"

- Linda Bown - Consultant at The Collier Group, LLC, Seattle, WA

"’I've been told I need to lighten up.

I’m here to learn how to do that both socially and when speaking. After the boot camp, the phrase that sticks with me is: after the laughter is the height of listening.” 

-Ray Lubsen - President at Raymar Building Contractors, Ontario, Canada

"’My first thoughts when I came to Humor Boot Camp® were, I’m not funny.

After just one day, I might just have a chance, thanks to the tools and Laff-ermations I’ve gotten.”

Charli Douglass - Fitness Instructor, Las Vegas, NV

“I had a major breakthrough!

You definitely should check this out.”

-Barbel Warren - Traffic Director/Office Manager at 970 KNUU Radio, Las Vegas, NV
Humor Boot Camp® in the News?
OK, What's My Investment?
Well, what is your reputation worth? Every time you are in front of an audience, your impact is multipliedWhat would more laughs every time you present for the rest of your career be worth to you?

Time is money. Darren invested six years of his life learning it the hard way. He took six years of classes, bombing at countless comedy clubs, frustrating trial-and-error to go from zero stage presence to winning the World Championship of Public Speaking with a very funny speech. (Some say one of the funniest in the history of the contest, while also making a point!)

You have 3 choices:
#1 Keep doing it the way you have been.
#2 Invest $3,500 in a personal coach/comedy writer.
#3 Get all Darren condensed the best of what he learned in over two decades, into this 2 1/2 day transformational experience.
Save Your Seat Now and Get Your FREE Bonus ($497 Value)
You are not coming to attend a two-day workshop, you are coming to transform how you get laughs for rest of your career! 

Research shows that within one hour of leaving an event, people will have forgotten approximately 50% of the information that was presented to them. Within 24 hours, they will have forgotten nearly 70% of new information; and within one week, it increases to 90%. This is why we give you one full year to review the recordings as often as you'd like. Be a sponge. When you rewatch the event with your notes you'll get even more insight every time through!
 Early Bird Special Ends 10/5
at 11PM Pacific Time

November 5, 6, & 7, 2019

Location: LA Comedy Club
at The Stratosphere Hotel, Casino

Faculty: Kevin Burke & Darren LaCroix, CSP, AS
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