LA Sketch Program

level image Sketch 101 through Sketch 301 make up our core Sketch Program. In these courses you will learn to write sketches in a variety of formats, working alone or with others while focusing on finding the "game" of your sketches.

Successful completion of Sketch 301 allows you to apply for our Advanced Study program. For information on how to apply for the Advanced Study Sketch program go here.

This class introduces the basics of how to write comedic sketches, including finding the game of your sketch, writing in different formats (commercial parody, topical, etc). Students will be expected to write sketches outside of class.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 101 ONLINE Fridays 3-6pm PST Mar 20th, 2020, 3:00pm Jesse Esparza Sold Out
Sketch 101 ONLINE Saturdays 11am-2pm PST Mar 21st, 2020, 11:00am Jesse Esparza Sold Out
Sketch 101 ONLINE Sundays 11am-2pm PST Mar 29th, 2020, 11:00am Eric Scott Sold Out
Sketch 101 ONLINE Sundays noon-3pm PST Mar 29th, 2020, 12:00pm Kevin Pedersen Course Details
Sketch 101 ONLINE Mondays 11:30am-2:30pm EDT Mar 30th, 2020, 11:30am Brandon Bassham Course Details
Sketch 101 ONLINE Wednesdays 7-10pm PST Apr 1st, 2020, 7:00pm Rachael Mason Course Details
Sketch 101 ONLINE Sundays 2:30pm-5:30pm PST Apr 12th, 2020, 2:30pm Eric Scott Course Details
Sketch 101 ONLINE Mondays 7-10pm PST Apr 13th, 2020, 7:00pm Jesse Esparza Course Details
Sketch 101 ONLINE Tuesdays 3-6pm PST Apr 21st, 2020, 3:00pm Frank Garcia-Hejl Course Details

In this class, learn the skills needed in a writer's room. In addition to continuing work on sketches in general, learn more about pitching, brainstorming, packets, and desk pieces.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 201 ONLINE Saturdays 11am-2pm PST Mar 21st, 2020, 11:00am Kerry McGuire Sold Out
Sketch 201 ONLINE Tuesdays 7-10pm PST Mar 24th, 2020, 7:00pm Rachael Mason In Session
Sketch 201 ONLINE Sundays 3-6pm PST Apr 5th, 2020, 3:00pm Rachael Mason Sold Out
Sketch 201 ONLINE Tuesdays 7-10pm PST Apr 21st, 2020, 7:00pm Kerry McGuire Course Details
Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Sketch 301 ONLINE Sundays 3:30-6:30pm PST Apr 19th, 2020, 3:30pm Jesse Esparza Course Details
Sketch 301 ONLINE Thursdays 7-10pm PST Apr 23rd, 2020, 7:00pm Lee Rubenstein Course Details
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