Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(7916) Sketch Elective Fridays 12:15-3:15pm Leila Cohan-Miccio


Sketch Elective: Special Sketch Class

Prerequisites
Must have previous UCBT class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled
Fridays 12:15-3:15pm
Start Date
Fri January 4, 2013, 12:15pm EST
Price
$425.00


SITCOM WRITING: WRITING AN ORIGINAL PILOT

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of writing an original half hour comedy pilot through the structure of a writers' room. Each week, students will bring in work toward an original comedy pilot. Students will leave this class with an understanding of sitcom structure, terminology, and how a professional writers' room works, as well as with a solid draft of a pilot script.


NOTE: Students must come to the FIRST session with a logline for their proposed pilot (one or two sentences describing the very basic premise of your series.


Pre-requisite: Completion of Sketch 201

Leila Cohan-Miccio, Teacher

Leila Cohan-Miccio is a New York-based comedy writer. Most recently, she wrote for too-beautiful-for-this-world NBC comedy Next Caller. She is the co-creator/writer of Vag Magazine, a web comedy that goes behind the scenes of a hipster third-wave feminist magazine. Vag Magazine has been written up everywhere from Salon to the New York Observer. Leila also wrote UCB shows Pig: A Restaurant and This Is About Smith and co-wrote The Bachelor: Romance, Roses, and Romance, a one-act play about ABC's The Bachelor, which is a normal thing to write a one-act play about. Leila is proud to have written for UCB teams High Treason, Stone Cold Fox, and The Punch.

Schedule

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    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 2
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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  • Class #5

    UCB NYC Writing Room
     
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
  • Class #8

    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
  • UCB NYC Writing Room
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 2
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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This Course is Completed.