Saturday 4/1 – Sunday 5/7

18+

$199+ fees

We’ll take your characters, premises and totally discovered moments in an improvised  set and turn them into written sketch. We’ll pay close attention to game, how to give and take as a reasonable and unreasonable person and flesh out any and all ideas you have, no matter how off the wall. We will improvise until we turn it into a written tightly wound sketch. The most fun ever. Taught by Patrick McCartney.

Calendar for Improv to Sketch

  • 12:30pm

    The PIT Annex

    New York, NY

  • 12:30pm

    The PIT Annex

    New York, NY

  • 12:30pm

    The PIT Annex

    New York, NY

  • 12:30pm

    Global Comedy Studios

    New York, NY

  • 12:30pm

    The PIT Annex

    New York, NY

  • 4:00pm
    Student Performance

    The PIT Loft

    New York, NY

Instructor

Patrick McCartney

Patrick McCartney

Improv, Acting, Solo Performance, Private Coaching

Patrick McCartney is an actor and Improviser. He got his start in Chicago in the late 1990’s where he studied with Del Close and Mick Napier. He spent two years in Chicago’s Second City Touring Company Blue Co where he toured the country with Ali Farahnakian, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. His love of the theater kept him working steadily in plays outside of the world of improv. He was a member of Chicago’s Center Theater Ensemble and did plays at Stage Left, Steppenwolf and The Bailiwick. He moved to LA briefly where he studied with Ivana Chubbuck. In NYC he became a regular at ASSSSCAT and a teacher at the first UCB space. He was a member of Shira Piven’s Water Ensemble where he starred in Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Pilgrims” at the Tribeca Playhouse. He was an original member of the improv groups “Centralia” and “Beer. Shark. Mice.” He’s done television and film including Elf, “Conan O’Brien”, “Wake Up, Ron Burgundy” and “Law and Order”. Patrick is a member of Centralia who perform and one half of the improv duo Bareilles and McCartney who perform regularly at The PIT Loft. He teaches all levels of improv and an acting class for The PIT.

Stay updated on all things Patrick at www.patmccartney.com

Patrick is also available for private 1:1 coaching! Please email classes@thepit-nyc.com or comedmac@gmail.com for more info!