Sketch Elective Saturday 3:30-6:30pm

Sketch Elective: Special Sketch Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled Saturday 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Jun 29, 2019, 3:30pm
Price $45
Class Size 12 students
Sessions 1 session, 3 hours

Embracing Spectacle

This three-hour workshop tackles a much-avoided question: how can this sketch have MORE props, costumes, and tech cues? We’ll focus on writing visually, finding clever stagecraft solutions, and filling your work with elegant chaos. A sketch can be anything, so let’s make it an event. LGBTQIA+ identifying writers are strongly encouraged to sign up! Student must bring in a printed sketch (no more than four pages).

Prerequisite: Completion of Sketch 101 or equivalent experience

Jason Sweeten, teacher

Jason Sweeten Jason is a writer for Maude Night. He’s currently on Glamour College; he previously wrote for What Would Do and Choir. Jason’s other UCB credits include: The Queerball Sketch Show (writer), Jay Malsky Slept With My Boyfriend (director), and The Swamp: This Month In Politics (writer). His sketches have been featured on Queerty, LGBTQ Nation, and Vulture Comedy, which described his work as, "a perfect mix of the simple and the absurdly complex.” He also penned the quiz “Do You Still Have A Job At BuzzFeed,” which was written up by The New York Times, Splinter, Betches, and more.

Jason has been studying comedy since 2012. He’s written for Comedy Central, BuzzFeed, and was a 2017 UCP Pitchfest finalist. Check out his work: http://www.jasonsweeten.com/

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