Sketch 101 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm
Sketch 101: Sketch Comedy Writing
|Start Date||Jan 5, 2020, 11:30am|
|Class Size||12 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
No prior sketch writing experience is necessary -- the only requirement for this class is a desire to write and learn. Students should have access to a computer and printer and be prepared to work outside of class, preparing sketches for presentation in every class. Students will be required to see two live sketch shows before the end of the course.
Class Size: 12 Students
Note: Meets on weekends of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents Day.
Jason Sweeten, teacher
Jason was a writer on Maude Night for four years on the teams Choir, What Would Do, and Glamour College. His other UCB credits include: The Queerball Sketch Show (writer), Jay Malsky Slept With My Boyfriend (director), and The Swamp: This Month In Politics (writer). Jason's sketches have been featured on Queerty, LGBTQ Nation, and Vulture Comedy, which described his work as, "a perfect mix of the simple and the absurdly complex." He also penned the quiz "Do You Still Have A Job At BuzzFeed," which was written up by The New York Times, Splinter, Betches, and more.
Jason has been studying comedy since 2012. He's written for Comedy Central, BuzzFeed, and was a 2017 UCP Pitchfest finalist. Check out his work: http://www.jasonsweeten.com/
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