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Sketch Level 02 (Wed)


with Will Cleveland

Calendar Mar 22, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

The Writers Room

Prequisite: must have taken Sketch Level 01 at ColdTowne
(proof of vaccination required)

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.

WILL CLEVELAND brings 20 years of theatre experience into his class. He has served as Artistic Director of ColdTowne since 2016 and trained in improv and sketch writing at New York's Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He wrote and produced works for as well as produced for Above Average, Funny or Die, Official Comedy and more. His show "One Hour Til Air" received the B. Iden Payne award for best Improv Cast in 2019.

Full Course

Sketch Level 01 (Wed)

Calendar May 31, 2023 at 6 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!

Payment plan available: $50 deposit plus 4 payments of $53.75, paid every two weeks.

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