Sketch 201 ONLINE Thursdays 4pm PT/7pm ET
Sketch 201: Writer's Room
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 101 within previous two years|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Thursdays 4pm PT/7pm ET|
|Start Date||Aug 20, 2020, 4:00pm|
|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:
NOTE THIS CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
Hunter Nelson, teacher
Hunter Nelson is a writer, actor, and illustrator from Houston, TX.
Hunter was a tireless member of the Maude team "Legs For Days" for its entire lifespan. He then went on to direct many, many sketch shows at the UCB Theater, including "A Date With Every Boy," Woody Fu's "Too Many Asians," "Jason Gore's Midlife Crisis," and a bunch of shows for The Foundation (all the really good ones). Though it badly messes up his personal life, he is one of the producers/directors/writers of Sketch Cram, a monthly sketch show created from scratch in a single day.
Hunter's worked as a staff writer for Onion's video department. He also wrote the mini-series "The Body Genius" for The Truth podcast, which you should probably check out.
You can see Hunter perform with his improv team Women & Men every Saturday night at SubCulture.