Sketch 201 ONLINE Sundays 11am PT/2pm ET
Sketch 201: Writer's Room
|Prerequisites||Completion of Sketch 101 within previous two years|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Sundays 11am PT/2pm ET|
|Start Date||Sep 20, 2020, 11:00am|
|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:
NOTE THIS CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
Eric Scott, teacher
ERIC is a writer/performer at the UCB Theatre. He's been a member of the UCB improv team, Reuben Williams, since 2004 - now performing as Reuben Starship. Eric has also been one of the hosts of CageMatch, the last 5 as TT Billingsworth, the ringside announcer for UCBW. Other UCBT shows include: "Sketch Cram," "So Obsessed," "Beneath Gristedes," "Bored Silly," "UCBW PPVs," "Jackpot!," "Retraced" and many, many others.
As of Spring 2020, Eric is co-developing a new animated show for Warner Bros. In 2018, Eric was a producer for Season 1 of VON MILLER'S STUDIO 58, a new comedy/variety show, on Facebook Watch. Past credits include: writer on the new reboot of CELEBRITY DEATHMATCH on MTV2. Cartoon Network's live-action sketch show "Incredible Crew," staff writer for MTV's daily talk show, "It's On With Alexa Chung," MTV's "Anton & Crapbag, "Fox/4Kids' "Viva Pinata," E! Network's "Starveillance," Nick Cannon/MTV's "Short Circuitz," and Comedy Central's "Window Seat." In 2012, Eric created and developed a live-action sitcom for Nickelodeon. During the summer of 2010, Eric co-wrote the UCB Comedy video sketch "BP Coffee Spill," which went viral and was voted one of the top 5 funniest political comedy videos of 2010 by the Huffington Post.
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