Sketch Elective ONLINE Friday 4-6pm EDT

Sketch Elective: Special Sketch Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled ONLINE Friday 4-6pm EDT
Start Date Apr 3, 2020, 4:00pm
Price $35
Class Size 9 students
Sessions 1 session, 2 hours

WRITE ABOUT HARD TIMES
(aka Learn To Love The Rope)

Ever wanted to figure out how to write sketch about the hardest topics that have affected your life? Breakups, divorce, death, complicated parent relationships...oh I don't know, a giant pandemic affecting the entire world. We will figure out how to finally crack the nut on those ideas that you never could find the funny in. This isn't therapy through sketch...but it's pretty close. Please bring 3 sketch pitches and/or topics you would like to explore.


THIS COURSE MEETS ONLINE:

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: 
https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7317473?hl=en 

Note: Meets 4-6pm EDT. Check your local time zone to convert.

Geoff Garlock, teacher

Geoff Garlock Geoff Garlock is a comedian/writer/musician who has been studying/performing at the UCB since 2002. He was a writer on Maude Night for 5 1/2 years on such illustrious teams as Neighbor Boy, Slow Burn, The Skuntz and one of the first Maude teams iBadger and has been teaching Sketch at UCB for the past 6 years. His work has appeared on UCB Comedy, Adult Swim, Above Average, IFC, Fuse, MTV and others. He is also a freelance contributor to Weekend Update. Geoff also had a podcast called Worst Gig Ever you can check out, which had over 100 episodes, and a 7 episode web series produced through Official Comedy. If you do not know him from his comedy wares, you might know him from his musical wares. Geoff was the bass player in the influential hardcore band Orchid and the bass player in the less influential but to a select few band Panthers. He currently plays guitar in the metal band Low Estate and bass in the hardcore band Ritual Mess. He also composes solo synth music where he is slowly ripping off the horror soundtracks we all love. If you do not know him from either of these lifestyle ventures, you might know him from sitting on his couch with his wife and his bulldog, listening to weird metal and prog rock records and explaining to anyone who will listen why all eras of Genesis are important to the world.

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