Sketch 201 ONLINE Mondays 8:30am PST/11:30am EST
Sketch 201: Writer's Room
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 101 within previous two years|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Mondays 8:30am PST/11:30am EST|
|Start Date||Jun 1, 2020, 8:30am|
|Price||$365 + Fees|
|Class Size||10 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
Students must bring a sketch to the FIRST session of class. This sketch should be no longer than four pages. This first sketch should be written utilizing the concept of the "Game of the Scene," taught in Sketch 101. Students should be prepared to devote time outside of class to completing new writing assignments for every session.
The class will end with each student receiving individual feedback from the instructor on their own sketch packet.
Students will be required to see two live sketch shows before the end of the course.
Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone.
There is work outside of class, preparing sketches for presentation in every class and viewing sketch videos. This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.
Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:
All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.
NOTE THIS CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
Brandon Bassham, teacher
Brandon has been at UCB since October 2006. He has studied under Chris Kula, Matt Besser, and Michael Delaney. He has been a member of the UCB house teams Choking Victim, 27 Kidneys, mixtape '98 and Gramp's. He was a member of the sketch groups Black Habanero and Bobby Chicago. He has also written for UCBcomedy, College Humor, and Above Average and written and directed the feature films Fear Town, USA and The Slashening as well as the upcoming Slashening 2 and Troma's The Tempest.
Brandon is an Inny Award winner, a 3 time ECNY Award loser, and also won some sort of award at Seattle SketchFest.