Sketch Elective ONLINE Tuesdays 5-7pm EDT

Sketch Elective: Special Sketch Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled ONLINE Tuesdays 5-7pm EDT
Start Date Mar 31, 2020, 5:00pm
Price $135
Class Size 8 students
Sessions 4 sessions, 2 hours each

Applying Sketch Principles to Short Humor Satire Pieces

Do you love McSweeneys, The New Yorker, Reductress, The Onion, etc? Want to write short humor satire pieces that are clear, concise, have interesting takes, and pop with jokes? In this four session workshop, you’ll learn how to take the fundamentals of sketch writing and utilize them to generate, write, and revise short humor satire pieces. 

Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone. 

This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.

Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these programs before registering: 

Note: Sessions meet 5-7pm EDT.

Chrissy Shackelford, teacher

Chrissy Shackelford Chrissy Shackelford is a performer and writer based in NYC. She most recently wrapped two seasons as a staff writer on the HBO series Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas and is currently writing for a new show on Disney Plus. At UCBT NY, you can see her on the Maude team Attention Shoppers, for which she performs and writes. She's a former cast member of UCBT's Characters Welcome and the Maude teams Fantasy and The Classic. Her solo character show Diane Shangri-La Presents: Not Dry Yet ran at UCBT Chelsea in 2017 and was performed at festivals across the country. She is an actor and director with the arts education group The Story Pirates. Her work has been featured on HBO, Reductress, Comedy Central, CollegeHumor, Refinery29, and Above Average.

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