(10216) Sketch 201 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm Ben Wietmarschen
Sketch 201: Writer's Room
- Completion of Sketch 101 within previous two years
- Mondays 3:30-6:30pm
- Start Date
- Mon July 21, 2014, 3:30pm EDT
This class will help you foster your individual voice as a writer as you are held to weekly writing deadlines. This class will offer you opportunities to pitch ideas to others and collaborate with other students on assignments in class. You will also get to hone individual pieces through rewriting.
Students must bring a sketch to the FIRST session of class. This sketch should be no longer than four pages. This first sketch should be written utilizing the concept of the "Game of the Scene," taught in Sketch 101. Students should be prepared to devote time outside of class to completing new writing assignments for every session.
The class will end with each student receiving individual feedback from the instructor on their own sketch packet.
Students will be required to see two live sketch shows before the end of the course.
Class Size: 10 Students
Class does not meet September 1
Ben Wietmarschen, Teacher
He has been a contributing writer for The Onion News Network on IFC, co-wrote the long-running Channel 101 show My Dad the Girl Bike and has written and/or performed in the UCB shows Sketch Cram and Cool Show 4 Teen Girlz. He also spent the entire 2013 baseball season watching baseball games and creating baseball themed sketch comedy videos with Major League Baseball players for the MLB Fan Cave.
Ben was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH and cares too much about Cincinnati sports teams. He graduated with an English and Education degree from Kent State University
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