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Sketch Comedy Writing Lab

at Playhouse West - Toluca Lake

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Toluca Lake, The Valley
4250 Lankershim Blvd
Btwn Whipple St & Valley Spring Ln
North Hollywood, California 91602
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6
Teacher: Devin Crittenden

What you'll learn in this comedy class:

If you have ever wanted to write and perform your own sketch show, build a sketch team, or have performances in which you can invite industry this is the choice for you!

Never written? Nervous? No idea what you’re doing? Don’t worry. If you put in the work and time we guarantee that you will be a better writer by the end and you will have the tools and increased confidence you need to begin creating your own content if you desire.

You will be writing from day one in this 8-week intensive. The class meets once a week for new assignments, readings, adjustments and feedback. And it all culminates in a weekend of shows in which you are guaranteed to perform. 

Prerequisite:
  • Desire to learn sketch writing

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