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|
|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.
Note: Sessions meet 5-7pm EDT.
Chrissy Shackelford, teacher
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.Registration Unavailable
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