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Writing the Comedic Musical: A Crash Course

at The Second City Training Center - Old Town

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Old Town, North Side
230 W North Ave 4th Fl
N Wells St
Chicago, Illinois 60610
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 19 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this comedy writing class:

Do you love Book of Mormon and Urinetown? Want to try your hand at writing the next Avenue Q or Drowsy Chaperone? Jump into the deep end with this crash course in writing the comedy musical. Learn about the nuts and bolts of theatrical song technique, as well as in the bigger picture of character and story structure. Leave inspired and ready to get to work!

Prerequisites: 
Writing 4, Comedic Songwriting, Music Improv 1, Conservatory graduate, or instructor approval

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School: The Second City Training Center

 

The Second City opened its doors on a snowy Chicago night in December of 1959, and has since grown to become the world’s premier comedy club, theatre and school of improvisation—with live shows every night in Chicago, Toronto and Hollywood. Bernard Sahlins, Howard Alk and Paul Sills, son of teacher...

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