Sketch Comedy in the Ham
Teaching Artist David Perry
Ever wanted to be in a sketch comedy show like SNL, Portlandia, or Key and Peele? Students will write and star in a one-hour sketch comedy show presented at the end of the session. Students will learn basic improvisation, acting, and writing techniques, and will study the works of previous sketch comedy groups. Students will have writing assignments to aid in developing an individual style as a sketch comedy writer. This course will teach the skills needed to write and perform funny and original material on stage, and students will leave the class with a writing portfolio and a strong understanding of sketch and production.
Ages 19+ | Monday | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This virtual class will teach the fundamentals of long-form improvisation, including how to create strong characters, play at the top of one’s intelligence...
Ages 10 - 18 | Saturday | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
This course is a study of musical theatre songs and techniques for their performance. Teaching Artist Reid Watson will prepare and equip the performer with...
Ages 7 - 12 | Saturday | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Actor and educator Jennifer Salvant will guide participants through the basics of theatre. Students will learn theatre games, improvisation, monologues, scene work and...
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