Advanced Sketch Writing for Television – Jan/Feb 2019

Instructor: Mike Upchurch

8 weeks) – $310

This class is not available in the Jan/Feb 2019 session.

Adv. Sketch for TV Saturdays 12-3pm New Collective N/A

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Instructor: Mike Upchurch

This is a comprehensive sketch writing course that includes theoretical, historical, and practical study of sketch comedy writing. Historical origins of the sketch will be explored, and the narrative of sketch comedy, and the superstructure of variety entertainment will be analyzed. Show business culture and the practical aspects of getting and keeping a comedy writing job will be explored in-depth. This course is taught by Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, Mike Upchurch, who wrote “The Poetics of Sketch Comedy” as part of his Master’s Thesis at UNLV, and wrote for Mr Show and the Chris Rock Show. Mike brings both a scholarly and professional perspective to teaching.

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Jan/Feb 2019 Session

Adv. Sketch-Sat. 12-3pm, Starting Jan. 12th