Sketch 101 Sundays 11am-2pm

Sketch 101: Sketch Comedy Writing

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Scheduled Sundays 11am-2pm
Start Date Jan 13, 2019, 11:00am
Price $450
Class Size 12 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
This course is an introduction to the UCB philosophy on sketch comedy, specifically using "the game" to write short comedic scenes. Each week students will engage in writing exercises that will explore different sketch formats. Students will be exposed to different methods for turning funny ideas into even funnier written sketches. Students will leave the class with an understanding of popular sketch formats and a portfolio of writing.

No prior sketch writing experience is necessary -- the only requirement for this class is a desire to write and learn. Students should have access to a computer and printer and be prepared to work outside of class, preparing sketches for presentation in every class. Students will be required to see two live sketch shows before the end of the course.

Class Size: 12 Students

Please note all tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.


Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #213




Adam McCabe, teacher

Adam McCabe is a writer/performer/teacher/director at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Los Angeles.

His UCB credits include vet house team, Bangarang!, multiple one-man shows, Maude Night, Harold Night and an infinite amount of bit shows.

Outside of UCB, Adam has written, acted and directed for all of the greatest networks, studios and comedians in the world.

He also co-hosts the #1 horror-comedy podcast in the galaxy, HORNY 4 HORROR, with Betsy Sodaro and Mano Agapion!

Adam has performed in The Del Close Marathon in NY, SketchfestNYC, Chicago Sketchfest, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, SF Sketchfest and many other fun/terrifying places.

Catch Adam at UCB Franklin every week with Bangarang!!

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