Wednesday Nights 7 pm — 10 pm
December 6th — January 24th
Sketch Comedy finds it's roots in the vaudeville scene. Now a popular comedy form, with the success of shows like Monty Python's Flying Circus, Carol Burnett Show, and Saturday Night Live, sketch comedy is still a leading form of entertainment on stage and off.
In Sketch Writing: Level 1, taught by Derek Shipman, you will learn about the different styles of sketch writing and types of sketches. You will also work on generating material and choosing which material to showcase in a staged reading.
Derek Shipman is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University and The Second City in Chicago. He has been performing and teaching improv and writing sketch since 2006 touring land with Second City Red Co and on Norwegian Cruise Lines with Second CIty at Sea, as well as understudying for the stages in Chicago. He has taught improv for adults and children and run workshops in improv and sketch writing. Derek has also been seen as a cast member of Baby Wants Candy the improvised musical.