Sketch 301 Mondays 3-6pm

Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show

Prerequisites Completion of Sketch 201 within previous two years
Scheduled Mondays 3-6pm
Start Date Jul 8, 2019, 3:00pm
Price $475
Class Size 8 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Tech Rehearsal Aug 28, 2019, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Performance Aug 28, 2019, 6:30pm
Students in this class will work together to write an original sketch show. Students will be held to weekly deadlines in order to generate material to be featured in the show. Students will also get the experience of generating material collaboratively with others.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: Students will be writing for a predetermined cast, not for themselves. The focus of the class is on writing, rewriting and producing sketches for the stage.

Sketch 301 also includes a mandatory Tech Rehearsal before the final performance. Students must be available to attend the Tech Rehearsal

in order to participate in the show and pass the course. Please check to make sure that you 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.

Students will be required to see two scripted shows at the UCB Theatre before the end of the course.

Class Size: 8 Students
All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.   

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #213



Ryan Rosenberg, teacher

Ryan Rosenberg Ryan @chosenberg is a proud member of the The Dragons, performing every Saturday night, 10:30 @ UCB Sunset. Ryan also performs sketch and improv with @BigGrandeUCB. Check out their improvised comedy podcast, The Teachers Lounge. (https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/earwolf/big-grande-teachers-lounge)
Ryan also teaches sketch at UCB, can be seen on USA's Playing House, in a few commercials, or if you Google BIG GRANDE.

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