SKETCH LEVEL ONE: INTRO TO WRITING
- Students will learn the foundational skills to be a sketch comedy writer and create a body of work through a combination of class instruction, hands-on exercises, curated viewings, peer feedback, and homework assignments. Work from the class will be presented 5/27 in a virtual improv show hosted by Monkey Business Institute.
- 5, 2-hour classes. Thursday, April 22 to Thursday, May 20, 6pm to 8pm. Class performance will be on Thursday, May 27
- 6 students minimum. 10 students maximum.
- Price: $125
- Prerequisites: A computer with a Zoom account and an internet connection.
- Teacher Ben Seidensticker: Ben has been DJing and improvising on-stage with Monkey Business Institute since 2017, but has been performing, writing, directing, and producing sketch comedy for more than 10 years. He and other talented local Madison artists produced three Lucid Dreaming Sketch shows featuring the work of many first-time writers. When not trying to make people laugh Ben likes video games, board games, making spreadsheets line up, reading sci-fi novels, juggling, and indulging in podcasts. He’s currently writing a narrative podcast of his own.