How to Write the Funniest Sketch of All Time
Taught by Jessica Adamiak
Jess Adamiak is a comedy writer and director living in Brooklyn, NY. She writes for BoogieManja sketch team Mom’s Night Out and created The Vertical, a creepy web series about six unhinged food editors. Jess has also written sketches, live sitcoms, and monologues for UCB's Sketch Cram!, Reckless Theatre's Fighter Pilots, and Comedy Hack Day with Baratunde Thurston. She’s a member of the advanced study improv and sketch programs at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Here are some jokes.
Hey, DO YOU LIKE COMEDY?
This interactive workshop will break down different sketch types (character, premise, blackout), and reveal the top secret formula behind every SNL, Inside Amy Schumer, and Key & Peele masterpiece. After a short PowerPoint spiel, we'll write a sketch together just like the pros-- and maybe even perform it if we're feeling sassy. You'll leave this class with an ironclad grasp of sketch fundamentals you can use to bring your original stage and video ideas to life.
NOTE: This class is designed for cool people with and without writing experience who are brand new to sketch. Please bring links to one or two of your favorite comedy gems.