Learn the basics of writing comedic sketches in a TV writers'-room type environment, including finding the game of your sketch, writing in different formats (commercial parody, topical, etc). Students will be expected to write sketches outside of class.
Course meets for 5 sessions, each 4 hours long.
Taught by Erin McGathy. Erin has written on sketch shows with Bob Odenkirk (Mr. Show, Better Call Saul) and has written for shows on Comedy Central and NBC and was a writer/performer for two UCB Theatre Sketch teams.