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TCPTCP – Sketch Comedy Writing

Our sketch comedy writing classes focus on writing sketch comedy and are highly recommended for improvisors and actors as well.  This is your chance to learn in a safe, supportive environment that challenges everyone to be better. 

 Level One: Students learn the fundamentals unique to sketch comedy writing through the review and critique of each other’s work as well as learning the technical aspects of script writing. There is a performance aspect to the class.   

Level Two: Students build on their knowledge from Level One to “find their voice” and style. Much of the focus in Level Two will be on developing/collecting themes and ideas for scenes and the different theatrical forms available to approach the writing.

Level Three: Students are challenged to consider how their individual work fits into a full length show and learn to write towards the needs of a comprehensive show. The entire class will continue to refine their scripts through workshopping of their scenes. Individualized feedback is provided to challenge and grow the student’s range.

STUDENT BONUS: Effective immediately…your valid TCPTCP student ID will get you into any TCP show….FOR FREE!!!! (Not including outside acts, Grand Rapids Improv Festival, Laughfest, etc…) Comedy Outlet Mondays? – FREE! Friday night shows? – FREE! Saturday night shows? – FREE!

Summer registration opens at 11:30pm, May 25

Classes start Sunday June 23 and continue June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4, 11

DISCOUNT for early sign up ends Sunday, June 9th at 11:59pm

REGISTRATION CLOSES Friday June 21, at 11:59pm

SUNDAY 6-8pm
Sketch 2 – limited to 10 – SUN – Joe

SUMMER KIDS COMEDY BOOTCAMP – June 24-28