Sketch 101 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm

Sketch 101: Sketch Comedy Writing

Scheduled Sundays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date Feb 23, 2020, 6:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 12 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
This course is an introduction to the UCB philosophy on sketch comedy, specifically using "the game" to write short comedic scenes. Each week students will engage in writing exercises that will explore different sketch formats. Students will be exposed to different methods for turning funny ideas into even funnier written sketches. Students will leave the class with an understanding of popular sketch formats and a portfolio of writing.

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

Does not meet April 12.

Matt Gehring, teacher

Matt Gehring Matt has been on Netflix (Set It Up, The Characters), Amazon (The Tick, Panic) and Comedy Central (At the Office Microwave) and a longtime performer at the UCBT. Currently, he is a teacher for sketch and characters at UCB.

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