Sketch 301 ONLINE Thursdays 4-7pm PT/7-10pm ET
Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 201 within previous two years|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Thursdays 4-7pm PT/7-10pm ET|
|Start Date||Apr 29, 2021, 4:00pm|
|Class Size||8 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Jun 24, 2021, 4:00pm|
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.
in order to participate in the show and pass the course. Please check to make sure that you are 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.
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)
Patrick Clair, teacher
Patrick Clair is a writer, performer, and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He's been at the theater for over a decade and has improvised in and written sketches for countless shows. Patrick was a staff writer for the first two seasons of Live From Here with Chris Thile, a weekly variety show on public radio. You can see him on stage when he sits in with Teacher Feature at UCB Hells Kitchen.Login to Register