Sketch 101 ONLINE Thursdays (and one Monday) 7-10pm EDT
Sketch 101: Sketch Comedy Writing
|Scheduled||ONLINE Thursdays (and one Monday) 7-10pm EDT|
|Start Date||Apr 2, 2020, 7:00pm|
|Class Size||12 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
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
Note: Due to COVID-19, some sessions of this course may meet remotely, online.
Note: Does not meet April 9. Meets on Monday, May 18. (Schedule allows course to finish before Memorial Day weekend.)
Note: Meets at 7pm EDT. Your local time may vary.
Hunter Nelson, teacher
Hunter Nelson is a writer, actor, and illustrator from Houston, TX.
Hunter was a tireless member of the Maude team "Legs For Days" for its entire lifespan. He then went on to direct many, many sketch shows at the UCB Theater, including "A Date With Every Boy," Woody Fu's "Too Many Asians," "Jason Gore's Midlife Crisis," and a bunch of shows for The Foundation (all the really good ones). Though it badly messes up his personal life, he is one of the producers/directors/writers of Sketch Cram, a monthly sketch show created from scratch in a single day.
Hunter's worked as a staff writer for Onion's video department. He also wrote the mini-series "The Body Genius" for The Truth podcast, which you should probably check out.
You can see Hunter perform with his improv team Women & Men every Saturday night at SubCulture.
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