Sketch 301 Tuesdays 7-10pm
Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 201 within previous two years|
|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 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 is a writer and comedian who's currently a sketch writer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. 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 included on Vulture's list of "20 Comedians You Should and Will Know." They recently made a bunch of videos that you can watch on Twitter.com and were profiled in The Ringer, Fast Company, and Vulture.Registration Unavailable
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