Sketch 301 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm
Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 201 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Dec 8, 2019, 6:30pm|
|Class Size||8 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Tech Rehearsal||Feb 15, 2020, 10:00am - 12:00pm|
|Performance||Feb 16, 2020, 6:00pm|
Students will be expected to devote time to writing and rewriting material outside of class. Students will also get the experience of rehearsing, blocking, and producing sketches for the stage.
The culmination of Sketch 301 will be the performance of a sketch show comprised of student-generated material.
PLEASE NOTE: Students will be writing for a predetermined cast, not for themselves. The focus of the class is on writing, rewriting and producing sketches for the stage.
Sketch 301 also includes a mandatory Tech Rehearsal before the final performance. Students must be available to attend the Tech Rehearsal
in order to participate in the show and pass the course. Please check to make sure that you available for the tech rehearsal before signing up for the course.
Students must bring a sketch to the FIRST session of class. This sketch should be written for the stage and no longer than four pages. This first sketch should be written utilizing the concept of the "Game of the Scene," taught in Sketch 101 and Sketch 201. Students should be prepared to devote time outside of class to completing new writing assignments for every session.
Students will be required to see two scripted shows at the UCB Theatre before the end of the course.
Class Size: 8 Students
Does not meet December 22 or December 29. Note: Meets on January 19, weekend of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Tech rehearsal and show are on Presidents Day weekend.
Stephanie Bencin, teacher
Stephanie Bencin is a writer for the UCB Maude team Arbuckle. She was previously on the Maude Team Slow Burn,and has studied with Joe Wengert, Curtis Gwinn, Erik Tanouye, PeterGwinn, Michael Showalter, Adam Wade, and Eric Scott. Stephanie hasworked extensively in documentary film, and her credits include theAmerican Masters episode Good Ol Charles Schulz. and the ESPN documentary Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. the New York Knicks.Registration Unavailable
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