Sketch Elective ONLINE Tuesdays 7-10pm PST

Sketch Elective: Special Sketch Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled ONLINE Tuesdays 7-10pm PST
Start Date Apr 14, 2020, 7:00pm
Price $65 + Fees
Class Size 10 students
Sessions 2 sessions, 3 hours each

Writing about Race with Zora Bikangaga

Learn to mine comedy from your own unique perspective and write that sketch only YOU can write. We'll also look at classic racial satire sketches and discuss how they were able highlight the funny while expressing a point of view. If you're writing about your own experience, this will be a safe space to really "go there"

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:

All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.


Zora Bikangaga, teacher

Zora Bikangaga Zora is a first-generation Ugandan-American raised in Northern California (and hella proud). After graduating from Seattle Pacific University, Zora moved to LA and studied television writing at UCLA while going through the UCB program for improv and sketch before joining the Maude team, The New Deal. His half-hour comedy pilot, The HOA, was featured at the New York Television Festival and starred Cheri Oteri, Horatio Sanz, and Paula Poundstone. Zora’s other writing credits include Raven’s Home, Drunk History, Cracked, and the CBS Diversity Showcase. As an actor, he has appeared on TV shows such as Drunk History, Kroll Show, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and he will be starring alongside Sarah Hyland, Tyler James Williams, and Wanda Sykes in the upcoming romantic comedy, The Wedding Year. As a storyteller, Zora was featured in an episode of This American Life.

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