A sketch writing class for experienced sketch writers. Designed for writers who’ve taken a class with me or have writing experience elsewhere. We’ll hit the ground running in this one. Bring ideas for the first class and we’ll start pitching and writing right away. Learn new forms- character monologues, parodies, political & topical sketches. Convert your improv scenes to sketch. Take scripts away from this class that you can shoot or stage. As always, the focus is writing what YOU find funny. Hone your comedic voice and make the process of writing a joy.
Sun Oct 23 12pm-3pm (PDT)
Sun Oct 30 12pm-3pm
Sun Nov 6 12pm-3pm
Sun Nov 13 12pm-3pm
Sun Nov 20 12pm-3pm
$230 USD, 4 (of 8) enrolled
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About Nate Smith: Nate Smith is an actor, writer and filmmaker in LA. Acting credits: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mixed-Ish, There's Johnny, Red Oaks, The Mick, Odd Mom Out, Inside Amy Schumer, Silicon Valley, Happy Endings, 30 Rock, Angel From Hell, Adam Ruins Everything, David Cross’ Hits and Max Landis’ Me Him Her. He's been in some pilots nobody ever saw like Black Jack for Comedy Central, Max for HBO and Lusty Crest for Adult Swim. He had lead roles in the independent features, Ready or Knot and Hello Lonesome (winner of the LA Film Festival’s award for Best Ensemble Cast). Theater: Tail! Spin! (off broadway) and Nate has been a regular improv and sketch performer at the UCB Theater since 2005. He’s written and directed dozens of sketch and one-person shows for the UCB stage. Nate writes and directs ads, short films and sketch for UCBComedy, Funnyordie, NurtureDigital and SoulPancake. In addition to comedy, Nate has worked extensively in documentary films as an editor and producer. Nate co-hosts the podcast, What’s That From, a thoroughly unresearched history of comedy podcast as two comedy nerds remember it.
How This Works
- Pay via Venmo (@wgimprovschool - a business) or Paypal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Classes are online, on Zoom unless the title or description says "in person"
- LATE DROP POLICY: If drop less than 12 hours before start of class, we will ask that you still pay for the class.