Intro to Sketch Comedy w/ Michael Zimmer (In Person)


Tue Feb 07 2023 at 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm


6118 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215-1929, United States | Portland, OR

INSTRUCTOR: Michael Zimmer (he/him)
DAY / TIME: TUESDAYS 6:30 - 9:00 pm 2.5 hrs
DATE RANGE: 6 weeks 11/15, 11/29,12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 1/3, (no class 11/22 & 12/27)
LOCATION: 6118 SE Belmont Portland, OR 97215
PREREQUISITE: None required
Learn how to take a funny or interesting idea and mold it into a full comedic sketch! Mine your unique point of view and lived experiences to create comedy gold!
This 6-week in person class is an introduction to the basics of writing sketch comedy for the stage and screen. Using class discussion, watching and dissecting video clips, and through weekly writing assignments, students will come away with a basic understanding of sketch structure, how to collaborate in a “writer’s room”, and gain brainstorming and ideation techniques delving into premise, character, and parody. The class culminates in a live staged reading of your material by professional actors. No experience required, come as you are!

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6118 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215-1929, United States

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