Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing
Instructor: Kate Sidley
Date & Time: Monday, June 16, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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If you’ve ever been interested in writing sketch comedy but unsure where to begin, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the basics of pitching, structuring and editing. Students will leave with two solid, peer-reviewed pitches and the tools necessary to start cranking out their own sketch comedy! No prior experience required.
About the Instructor:
Kate Sidley is a proud co-founder of Sea Tea Improv. She currently resides in New York City where she trains at the Upright Citizens Brigade and is in the advanced programs for both improv and sketch. Kate performs in NYC with the improv teams Miss Elizabeth and JTT and writes for the sketch comedy teams Mint Comedy and Moose. Kate is also a guest writer for the comedy magazine The Annual. She holds an MA in Theatre History and Criticism and is currently pursuing a PhD in Theatre with a focus on the history of stand-up comedy in the U.S. at CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. For more info please visit katesidley.com and subscribe to Kate Sidley on YouTube to view her latest sketches.