Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(9095) Sketch 101 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm Melinda Taub


Sketch 101: Sketch Comedy Writing

Scheduled
Mondays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date
Mon October 21, 2013, 3:30pm EDT
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


Melinda Taub, Teacher

Melinda Taub is a writer and stuff in New York City. As a proud member of UCB Beta team Diamonds, Wow! she writes videos for ucbcomedy.com. As a freelance writer, her work can be seen around the internet, including The Onion. She is big in the Netherlands.

Schedule

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    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 5
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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    UCB Offices (37th Street)
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • Class #5

    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • UCB Offices (37th Street)
    266 West 37th Street, 12th floor

     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 5
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • Class #8

    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 5
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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This Course is Completed.