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Master the skills of writing sketch comedy. Learn basic scene structure, character development, establish action, and learn the styles and g

$325
+3250 pts
F.   Aug 29th - Oct 17th, 6pm
All levels
Friday August 29 6pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $325
Saturday August 30 10am - 1pm 8 Sessions $325
Friday October 24 6pm - 9pm 9 Sessions $325
Saturday October 25 10am - 1pm 9 Sessions $325
Sunday October 26 12pm - 3pm 9 Sessions $325
Sunday October 26 3pm - 6pm 9 Sessions $325
Sunday August 31 6pm - 9pm 8 Sessions $325
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You know the situation: your life. Now how do you craft a meaningful story from it? Come find out how to create a focused narrative out of t

$99
+990 pts
Th.   Sep 11th - Oct 23rd, 6:30pm
All levels
Thursday September 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm 6 Sessions $99
Thursday October 30 6:30pm - 9:30pm 6 Sessions $99
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Come with your story idea (any TV category) and characters or come just to learn. If you bring your idea with you, then you will have a chan

$247
+2470 pts
Su.   Sep 14th, 10am
All levels
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 22nd, 1pm
All levels
Wednesday September 10 1pm - 4pm 6 Sessions $99
Wednesday October 29 1pm - 4pm 6 Sessions $99
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This course is an accelerated survey of the writing program, and covers topics from Writing 1 through 3. Accelerated Writing will introduce

$340
+3400 pts
Th.   Aug 28th - Oct 16th, 7pm
All levels

Writer, journalist and blogger Scott Holleran explains the core principles of good writing. Q & A included.

Free
+0 pts
Th.   Oct 2nd, 5pm
All levels
W.   Sep 17th - Oct 29th, 7pm
All levels

This class teaches the basics of sketch writing. What makes the premise of your sketch funny? Learn heightening and writing efficiently

$350
+3500 pts
Th.   Sep 18th - Oct 30th, 7pm
Beginner
Thursday September 18 7pm - 9pm 7 Sessions $350
Saturday September 20 12pm - 2pm 7 Sessions $350
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Basic Sketch Structure-Practice pitching and writing basic sketch premises; explore point of view and discover how satire differs from parod

$340
+3400 pts
Th.   Aug 28th - Oct 16th, 7pm
All levels
Thursday August 28 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $340
Saturday August 30 10am - 1pm 8 Sessions $340
Saturday August 30 1pm - 4pm 8 Sessions $340
Sunday August 31 12pm - 3pm 8 Sessions $340
Sunday August 31 3pm - 6pm 8 Sessions $340
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Morning principles and processes of improvisation class and afternoon introduction to sketch comedy technique class.

$296
+2960 pts
M.T.W.   Nov 24th - Nov 26th, 10am
All levels
Monday November 24 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
Monday November 24 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
Monday November 24 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
Monday November 24 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
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Morning principles and processes of improvisation class and afternoon introduction to sketch comedy technique class.

$296
+2960 pts
M.T.W.   Dec 29th - Dec 31st, 10am
All levels
Monday December 29 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
Monday December 29 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
Monday December 29 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
Monday December 29 10am - 4pm 3 Sessions $296
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Building Blocks of a Sketch Revue-Explore sketch structures that "break the rules", including blackouts and clothesline scenes.

$340
+3400 pts
Su.   Aug 31st - Oct 19th, 3pm
All levels

Humor writing is not just a talent reserved for those who are “naturally funny.” It's a skill you can learn, hone, and then rely on ever

$99
+990 pts
Th.   Sep 11th - Oct 16th, 6:30pm
All levels

Students will build on the skills learned in Sketch 1 to generate material for stage and television. Notes from the instructor will become m

$350
+3500 pts
Su.   Sep 21st - Nov 2nd, 12pm
Intermediate

 Learn how to create winning premises, essays and one-liners, but also find your unique comedy voice and learn to trust it to produce r

$380
+3800 pts
Th.   Aug 28th - Oct 9th, 6pm
All levels

This intense week long experience will allow students to explore the basics of writing comedy for the stage. Students will work both indepen

$340
+3400 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.   Oct 13th - Oct 17th, 11am
All levels

In this workshop you will be inspired to write like never before and produce material that will surprise even yourself. The skills of creati

$160
+1600 pts
M.W.Th.   Sep 1st - Sep 4th, 7pm
All levels
Monday September 1 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
Monday September 8 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
Monday September 15 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
Monday September 22 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
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In this workshop you will be inspired to write like never before and produce material that will surprise even yourself. The skills of creati

$160
+1600 pts
Sa.   Sep 27th, 9:30am
All levels
Saturday September 27 9:30am - 6:30pm 1 Session $160
Saturday October 25 9:30am - 6:30pm 1 Session $160
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The 90-Day Novel In-Person workshop is limited to 12 students per semester. It is an intensive workshop designed to guide the writer from in

$1,200
+12000 pts
M.   Sep 8th - Dec 8th, 12pm
All levels

When most people hear the word poetry, their eyes glaze over. Not when veteran poet Ron Koertge is in the house. In the hands of a master, w

$80
+800 pts
Su.   Oct 12th, 2:30pm
All levels
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]