Sketch Elective Saturday 3-6pm

Sketch Elective: Special Sketch Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled Saturday 3-6pm
Start Date Dec 7, 2019, 3:00pm
Price $45
Class Size 12 students
Sessions 1 session, 3 hours

Break Writer's Block

Do you sometimes have trouble sitting down and writing on your computer because of writer's block? Well this sketch workshop will give you the tools you need to break your writer's block. We will break down your comedic ideas, outline your sketch and write a sketch in class. Please bring in 3 pitches for sketches you want to write for this workshop and a computer with sketch writing software to use during class.

Prerequisite: Completion of Sketch 101

Marshall Stratton, teacher

Marshall Stratton Marshall has been featured on Showtime's DESUS & MERO (alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda), ABC's What Would You Do? NBC's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, TruTv's Hack My Life and Comedy Central's Atom TV. He has appeared in commercials for Kohl's, Bombfell and Pop Tarts. Stratton was the Republican class president Michael Jay in the Off-Broadway show, The Awesome 80's Prom. He's been featured in numerous online videos for Comedy Central Originals, The Kicker, Mashable, Michael Showalter Productions, Above Average, DIY, MTV Other, CH2, and UCB Comedy. The Memphis native has been written up in the Huffington Post, Splitsider, Betches Love This, Tubefilter, Decider, and IndyBuild. He is one half of the sketch duo Coker & Stratton, who won Best Actor and the Comedy Central Development Award at the 2015 New York Television Festival and the Special Jury Mention award at the 2015 Northside Film Festival for their web series, The Other Kennedys. For more goofs and spoofs, go to

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