“Intro to Sketch Writing”: This is the place to start if you have never written sketch comedy before, or have dabbled in the past. Over eight weeks, students will watch and discuss a variety of sketches, break down scripts to see what makes them work, then write and revise some of your own material. You will begin to develop an individual voice and comic sensibility. The class will conclude with established comedians performing a staged reading of students’ favorite sketches.
Dates: Sundays, March 23, 2014 – May 11, 2014
Times: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (get map)
Instructor: Joe Moore (bio)
What Students Say About Joe: “Joe is both incredibly enthusiastic and deeply knowledgeable about sketch comedy. His feedback on each of our sketches was very helpful.” – “Joe was very approachable, easy to understand and followed through in between classes with extremely useful notes.” – “He was positive and had the ability to diagnose your script in a way that made it easy to edit and improve your work.”
Cost: $249 through March 7, 2014, $299 afterwards.
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