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Sketch Level 02 (Tue)

$265

with Anthony Ellison

Calendar Aug 23, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Sketch 2: The Writers Room
(proof of vaccination required)

Prequisite: must have taken Sketch Level 01 at ColdTowne

In this 8-week class, you and your fellow writers will pitch your fresh sketch ideas and hold table reads of your drafts in a collaborative setting. This is a deeper dive into satire, parody, characters, and the absurd! You will finish this class with your completed sketch packet - an example portfolio of your sketch comedy writing. This class includes a reading / performance at the end of the eight weeks.

ANTHONY ELLISON spent 9 years in Chicago writing, performing, teaching, etc. After dozens of sketch shows at Second City, Annoyance, CiC, he began to seek guidance in longer comedy within structure. He received an MFA in “The Art of Dramatic Structure”, and won the Scott McPherson Playwriting Award, while also directing for the OU Comedy Org - Black Sheep/Six to Midnight.  His plays have been produced in Chicago, NYC, Austin, Liverpool, Athens OH, Muncie IN, and a lot more.

Sketch Level 01 (Tue)

$265

with Anthony Ellison

Calendar Oct 18, 2022 at 8 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Intro To Sketch Writing: Character, Game, and the Absurd
(proof of vaccination required)

In this 8-week course you’ll learn the essentials of sketch comedy that will sharpen your writing skills and help you find your own distinctive comedic voice. You will finish this coures with the tools you need to develop characters, premise, Game, and relationship dynamics that get your audiences laughing early and will leave them wanting more!

ANTHONY ELLISON spent 9 years in Chicago writing, performing, teaching, etc. After dozens of sketch shows at Second City, Annoyance, CiC, he began to seek guidance in longer comedy within structure. He received an MFA in “The Art of Dramatic Structure”, and won the Scott McPherson Playwriting Award, while also directing for the OU Comedy Org - Black Sheep/Six to Midnight.  His plays have been produced in Chicago, NYC, Austin, Liverpool, Athens OH, Muncie IN, and a lot more.

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 2 payments of $107.50, paid weekly.




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