Advanced Study Writing: Writing a Sketch Show
- Completion of Sketch 301; Acceptance into Advanced Study Sketch
- Mondays 9am-12pm
- Start Date
- Mon April 29, 2013, 9:00am EDT
Students in this class will work together to write an original sketch show. Students will be held to weekly deadlines in order to generate material to be featured in the show. Students will also get the experience of generating material collaboratively with others.
Students will be expected to devote time to writing and rewriting material outside of class. Students will also get the experience of rehearsing, blocking, and producing sketches for the stage.
The culmination of Advanced Study Writing will be the performance of a sketch show comprised of student-generated material.
PLEASE NOTE: Students will be writing for a predetermined cast, not for themselves. The focus of the class is on writing, rewriting and producing sketches for the stage.
Advanced Study Writing also includes a mandatory Tech Rehearsal before the final performance. Students must be available to attend the Tech Rehearsal
In order to participate in the show and pass the course. Please check to make sure that you available for the tech rehearsal before signing up for the course.
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 and Sketch 201. Students should be prepared to devote time outside of class to completing new writing assignments for every session.
Students will be required to see two scripted shows at the UCB Theatre before the end of the course.
Class Size: Varies
Advanced Study Harold with Dan Klein
Students will write and stage a sketch comedy show.
Students must be accepted into the Advanced Study Program to register for this course. For more information on Advanced Study, see this page: http://newyork.ucbtheatre.com/classes/advanced
Email: [email protected]
Subject line: Advanced Study Writing Klein 8361 Codeword Mastodon
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Note: Spaces in the course will be allotted randomly based on all the applicants. The status of the course may change to "Sold Out" and back to "Request Permission" when students are being enrolled, but you do NOT need to reapply to this class if that happens. Your original email request will be kept on file and you will be contacted if a space becomes available for you.