Sketch 201 ONLINE Sundays 11am PT/ 2pm ET
Sketch 201: Writer's Room
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 101 within previous two years|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Sundays 11am PT/ 2pm ET|
|Start Date||Aug 2, 2020, 11:00am|
|Class Size||10 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
Students must bring a sketch to the FIRST session of class. This sketch should be no longer than four pages. This first sketch should be written utilizing the concept of the "Game of the Scene," taught in Sketch 101. Students should be prepared to devote time outside of class to completing new writing assignments for every session.
The class will end with each student receiving individual feedback from the instructor on their own sketch packet.
Students will be required to see two live sketch shows before the end of the course.
Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone.
There is work outside of class, preparing sketches for presentation in every class and viewing sketch videos. 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:
NO CLASS SEPTEMBER 6- US HOLIDAY WEEKEND
NOTE THIS CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
Kerry McGuire, teacher
Kerry McGuire is a comedy writer and performer (writer first!), who is currently based in Los Angeles. She recently wrote for the game show I Want My Phone Back, which was produced by Big Breakfast and will be released on Watchable. She previously wrote for the Go90 series Fatal Decision, Beverly Hills Live on 9021-Go, and Story Notes on AMC, among other projects. Currently at UCB, she hosts at produces the monthly variety show Debutanteâ€™s Ball and writes for the Maude team â€œBaseball.â€ She previously wrote for Maude teams (212), Thunder Gulch, Charlemagne, and more. She also wrote for the UCB Digital Sketch teams Sancho, and the topical sketch team Pocketwatch. You can find more of her comic writing on Reductress.com and in other various holes around the internet. Look for her upcoming projects, the podcast â€œHow the F*ck Do You Live?â€ and her upcoming one-woman show â€œSongs About Butts.â€ She used to have a driver's license that spelled her name "Kerny McGurnie," and itâ€™s sorta cute so she'll also answer to that.Registration Unavailable
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