Meet The Instructors



Matt White
Matt White is just a small town guy with a huge personality, which comes out every time he steps onstage. His brand of observational humor mixed with improv and theatre training engages audiences and leaves them chuckling for days. Matt has performed at The Boston Comedy Arts Festival, The Cape Fear Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Festival, and Laugh Your Asheville Off among many others. He has also worked with the likes of Tim Meadows, Jon Reep, Tig Notaro, Alonzo Bodden, Sam Morril, and Rory Scovel.

Teaches: Stand-Up 101 & 130 | Video | Twitter



Brent Blakeney
Brent's stand-up career began in 2011 in Virginia. He is now a touring feature comedian for several different comedy franchises, as well as a regular at many independent clubs, and tours with "Last Comic Standing" Winner Jon Reep. He has developed his voice in Raleigh, NC at the historic Goodnights Comedy Club. He delivers a very energetic and “larger-than-life” performance at all of his shows. Brent has worked with, and learned from, some of the best in the business including such stars as Bobby Lee (Mad TV), Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme (Super Troopers/ Beerfest), as well as legendary comedians Iliza Schlesinger, Don "DC" Curry, Bill Burr, Josh Blue, and Brian Regan.

Teaches: Stand-Up 101 & 130 | Video | Website