Saturday 5/18 – Saturday 6/22

18+

$249 + fees

PREREQUISITE: YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED LEVEL 2 SKETCH  TO QUALIFY FOR THIS CLASS. In the comment section of Checkout, please list when you took said classes and who your instructors were.

 

If you fail to meet the prerequisites for this course and continue to register anyway, we will have to transfer you out and add the balance as class credit, to be used for other classes.

You will learn…

– How to write for yourself

– How to write and perform character monologues

– How to act/perform in a sketch show

– Performing with comedic timing 

– Write “desk pieces” akin to what can be seen on SNL’s Weekend Update

Students must come to the first class equipped with pitches or completed sketches. The second and third classes will focus on editing and producing drafts, to a final read-thru of what is selected for the grad show. The last three classes will be dedicated to the performance aspect of the class, all culminating in a final class grad sketch show.

*** Grad Show will be held on Sunday, 6/23 at 5:30 pm ***

Calendar for Level 3 Sketch | Performer's Track | Taylor

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    Global Comedy Studios

    New York, NY

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    Global Comedy Studios

    New York, NY

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    Global Comedy Studios

    New York, NY

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    Global Comedy Studios

    New York, NY

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    Global Comedy Studios

    New York, NY

Instructor

Sean Christian Taylor @schristiantaylor started producing original work with the renowned narrative theater group Voices of the South in Memphis, TN.

For 10 years the Peoples Improv Theater (New York, NY) has been home.

Sean received his BFA from the University of Memphis, where he teaches as a guest artist.

As a director and producer his work includes, Love is Live! NY’s newest hit dating show w/ Producers and Hosts Mackenzie Jaquish Erin Gonyeau and Olivia Benedict., Cantatore & Allen A Comedy Cabaret  staring Seann Cantatore & Reagan Allen, the solo show Kid In Church created by Timmy Hart Barron which has received critical acclaim at NYCSketchFest, Chicago Sketchfest and the LookOut Series at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago.

He is one former producer of Old School Sketch Show! one of the  longest running sketch shows in New York – with a rotating cast of New York’s best comedians.

Also as an artistic team member of The PIT, Sean’s focus is original Pit Programming like 2 Min Drill! Tv Sketch Show Audition Show, Unfinished Business, Free POC Series, Wolfs Lair, Characters, Characters, Characters! PITizens Showcase, Fresh Faces and Duel with founder of The PIT and Ali Farahnakian.

Director credits include, resident Sketch House Team – RunDMV. Guest Director of Road Pizza, Old School Sketch Show, TreeHaus: A Latent Coming of Age Story, Virginian Brides, and Back Door BBQ.

Sean also has developed new material for, Timmy Barron (Chicago, IL @timmyhartbarron), PitTv, Jen Clark’s Mein Kunt Kult and BoomShot Productions (New York, Ny, Nashville, Tn).

He is a founding member of improv and sketch groups Vivian Delano, OSSS B-Sides, Food Fight, Caldwell & Taylor, Blonde Roast, and RunDMV.

Seeking to amplify voices, and be an asset to developing new work!