SKETCH 101: AN EIGHT WEEK SKETCH COMEDY COURSE AT UNEXPECTED PRODUCTIONS
Sketch 101 is a writing class series for anyone interested writing comedic sketches for the stage.
In this 8-week class, you will learn the tools of sketch comedy, including structure, character, point-of-view, premise, dialogue, game, beats, and editing/development. You will learn to hone your own voice, style, and sense of humor. In class, you will write and edit sketches of various types, both alone and in a supportive writer's room environment. You will learn to clarify and pitch ideas, edit, and punch up dialogue.
The last two weeks of class will be spent putting sketches the class have written together into a show, staging the show, and performing the show for friends and family.
SKETCH 201: ADVANCED WRITING WORKSHOP AND PERFORMANCE
Sketch 201 is a writing/performance series for graduates of Sketch 101 (or other previous sketch experience) interested in putting together and performing more sketch shows, as well as taking a dip into video sketch production.
In this 8-week class, the class will write, stage, and perform two full-length sketch shows to be performed for friends, family and the general public, and produce one video sketch.
WHY TAKE SKETCH WRITING?
There are many reasons to take a sketch writing class including (but not limited to):
* It's fun!
* You learn to express yourself with words!
* You learn to collaborate with your peers!
* You learn to craft smart, witty, silly jokes!
* You have something to hold you accountable for actually writing all the great ideas you have!
* Its a great tool to make you a stronger writer ovall!
* You come away from class with material you can share with others!
* You exercise your brain in a different way!
* You stretch your creativity!
* You get to play in a safe environment where everyone's ideas are celebrated!
LIZ & JOEL TEACH CLASSES IN SKETCH COMEDY
If you are interested in learning comedic writing, sketch comedy, or putting togther your own sketch group or show, Liz & Joel have classes for you! Classes in sketch comedy are also useful for practicing writing, learning to collaborate with a group, and increasing your general creativity. You can also learn to be comfortable sharing ideas and performing on stage and in videos. Check it out!