About the class

You have ideas for things you want to make--sketches, pilots, live shows, original characters, videos, movies, web series and more. Have you written anything yet? Have you gotten the people together? We all get overwhelmed by the steps in the creative process--what are the steps?! This group discussion will help encourage you to make a real plan for whatever comedic content you are working on. The class is ideal for any performer, writer, comedian, producer or student of comedy. Let's find your personal brand and make things! This class emphasizes collaboration and building your team that will help hold you accountable. We'll see to it you set goals to accomplish in one week, the next month, in a year and beyond! Goals!

Chris Aurilio

Chris Aurilio is a writer/director/producer based in New York City. Chris is the co-creator and director of the original pilot Death Lives. He has written and produced live comedy shows since 2008 at The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT), where he also teaches sketch comedy writing and acting.  Chris founded the sketch group The Foolhardy Manor, regularly performing and producing sketch, including the short film BirdmAnnie.  In 2014, Chris began performing his evolving character and sketch show, Aurilishow. He is also a producing member of PulpRiot, a production company responsible for live comedy shows and multimedia projects.  Chris has written/produced and directed several short films online, including Haunted Cabin: Die-Fi shot at the Haunted Cabin YouTube Space NY Exclusive Set. He holds a master's degree in theater studies from Montclair State University and has created several original plays and children's theater shows.