Sketch 301 ONLINE Thursdays 7-10pm PST
Sketch 301: Writing a Sketch Show
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 201 within previous two years|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Thursdays 7-10pm PST|
|Start Date||May 28, 2020, 7:00pm|
|Price||$475 + Fees|
|Class Size||8 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Tech Rehearsal||Jul 18, 2020, 2:00pm - 5:00pm|
|Performance||Jul 18, 2020, 5:30pm|
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
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Lee Rubenstein, teacher
Lee Rubenstein is a writer, stand-up comedian and storyteller. He recently sold a sitcom pilot to Comedy Central and is a contributor to SNL's Weekend Update. He's also an instructor at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and an alum of their house sketch teams. As the co-host of UCB's infamous Celebrity Barf Machine, he's pushed the limits of live comedy and eagerly awaits the day the Geneva Convention will be amended to allow for some of his more exciting ideas.Registration Unavailable
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