Sketch 201 - ONLINE Sundays 11am-2pm PT/2-5pm ET

Sketch 201 - ONLINE: Writer's Room

Prerequisites Completion of Sketch 101 within previous two years
Scheduled Sundays 11am-2pm PT/2-5pm ET
Start Date Dec 6, 2020, 11:00am
Price $400
Class Size 10 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
This class will help you foster your individual voice as a writer as you are held to weekly writing deadlines. This class will offer you opportunities to pitch ideas to others and collaborate with other students on assignments in class. You will also get to hone individual pieces through rewriting.

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 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:


https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7317473?hl=en




NOTE THIS CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)



(UCB WINTER BREAK - December 23-January 4)


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Eric Scott, teacher

Eric Scott 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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