Sketch 301 Tuesdays 7-10pm

Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show

Prerequisites Completion of Sketch 201 within previous two years
Scheduled Tuesdays 7-10pm
Start Date Nov 19, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $475 + Fees
Class Size 8 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Tech Rehearsal Jan 29, 2020, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Performance Jan 29, 2020, 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 K

NO CLASS NOVEMBER 26, DECEMBER 24, 31



Brad Evans, teacher

Brad Evans Brad Evans is an LA-based writer and comedian. Brad and his writing partner Nick Ciarelli have written for Billy on the Street, a bunch of Drew Tarver's character bits on Comedy Bang Bang, plus projects for Comedy Central, TBS, and Funny Or Die. They also wrote and created the Emmy-nominated Funny Or Die show Tween Fest and were recently included on Vulture's list of "20 Comedians You Should and Will Know." Come watch Nick and Brad's character/sketch show Atlantic City the second Thursday of every month at 8 at UCB Franklin or watch their comedy videos on twitter @bradfordevans.

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