Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(8076) Sketch 101 Wednesdays 12:15-3:15pm Caitlin Bitzegaio


Sketch 101: Sketch Comedy Writing

Scheduled
Wednesdays 12:15-3:15pm
Start Date
Wed February 20, 2013, 12:15pm EST
Price
$400.00

This course is an introduction to the UCB philosophy on sketch comedy, specifically using "the game" to write short comedic scenes. Each week students will engage in writing exercises that will explore different sketch formats. Students will be exposed to different methods for turning funny ideas into even funnier written sketches. Students will leave the class with an understanding of popular sketch formats and a portfolio of writing.

No prior sketch writing experience is necessary -- the only requirement for this class is a desire to write and learn. Students should be prepared to work outside of class, preparing sketches for presentation in every class. Students will be required to see two live sketch shows before the end of the course.

Class Size: 12 Students


Caitlin Bitzegaio, Teacher

Caitlin Bitzegaio is a performer, writer, and director at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York who can be seen on Science's first scripted comedy Stuff You Should Know.

Caitlin has performed and written for ESPN, MTV, The Science Channel, Funny or Die, PBS, RTE, GBTV, WetPaint.com, Landline TV, College Humor, and TheGLOC.net.

Schedule

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February 2013
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    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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This Course is Completed.