Advanced Study Sketch Sunday noon-3pm (ONE-DAY WKSP)

Advanced Study Sketch: Advanced Study Sketch

Prerequisites Completion of Sketch 301; Acceptance into Advanced Study Sketch
Scheduled Sunday noon-3pm (ONE-DAY WKSP)
Start Date Jan 19, 2020, 12:00pm
Price $50
Class Size 12 students
Practice Session Jan 19, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Advanced Study Sketch


Writing on a TV Staff with Dannah Phirman
This three hour class will offer practical tips and advice on getting a staff writing job and what to do once you get it. It will cover making your submission stand out from the crowd, writers’ room terminology, do's and don’t's in the room, pitching story ideas and punching up jokes.

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #216

All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee. 


Dannah Phirman, teacher

Dannah Phirman Writer and performer Dannah Phirman is the co-creator, executive producer and star of Hulu’s The Hotwives series. She's written on NBC’s Marry Me and Telenovela and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia for F/X. She voiced the titled character on the long running PBS series WordGirl and starred on Adult Swim’s Newsreaders. She has appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Mad TV. Feature film writing credits with writing partner Danielle Schneider include Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 for Disney, Catfight for Newline and Boys Are Stupid, Throw Rocks at Them for Universal Studios.  

Dannah has grown accustomed to apologizing for the pronunciation of her name and would like to publicly blame her parents for spelling "Donna" wrong.   

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