This is a class on understanding and creating sketch comedy (the sort seen on Saturday Night Live, Chappelle’s Show, or Inside Amy Schumer). Throughout the course, you will develop multiple skills related to dissecting and drafting sketches. Each week, you will analyze existing sketches that you watch or read. You will learn techniques for developing, pitching, and fleshing out sketch ideas. You will also consistently create and revise full sketches, and workshop these sketches with Sean and classmates.
ABOUT THE TEACHER
Sean Keegan-Landis is a sketch comedy writer, performer, teacher, and director. He has written and performed sketches with American Breakfast and the acclaimed sketch group The Flat Earth. His sketch video Burr was featured on Nerdist, Maximum Fun and was named one of the Funniest Moments of 2014 by the Huffington Post. He has studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC.
Sundays | 7/21 – 8/25 | 1 PM to 3 PM