Sketch 101: Writing Basics
- 414 East 9th Street Tucson, AZ, 85705 United States (map)
Over six weeks, students will learn the basics of writing comedy sketches. We will discuss: generating comedic ideas, formulating with a premise, the game of the sketch and sketch revision. Students will write smart two person scenes grounded in reality, and have fun doing it under the TIM Comedy Philosophy!
Daniel has been performing improv and sketch comedy since 2006 when he joined Comedy Corner at The University of Arizona. During his 3 ½ years with the group he served as Director and Producer and wrote for and performed in hundreds of weekly Sketch Comedy and Short Form Improv shows. He began studying long from improvisation as a Member of the Street-Prov Theater Collective and over the years has been able to participate in long form Workshops with many talented Improvisers such as Joe Bill and Mark Sutton (Annoyance Theater), Jet Eveleth (iO), Eric Hunnicut (iO), Sean Conroy (UCB), Seth Morris (UCB), Nick Armstrong (iO/Groundlings), Bill Binder (Torch Theater) and many more! He also studied sketch comedy via The Second City's online school.