Cleveland, OH, USA

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SKETCH WRITING 1

Next Session Begins September 23rd - SOLD OUT

In this 8-week course you will learn: 

-Proper script formatting

-Ways to generate ideas 

-Tips on the writing process

-How to confidently pitch

-Writing/revising sketches

-Practical experience in a writers room setting 

 

At the end of the 8-week course you will have 4-5 finished sketches. This class is for both experienced comedians and people just starting out - as long as you have a desire to write your own material, you are welcome. You will be required to write outside of class. 

Through my experiences working with various groups and shows at The Upright Citizens Brigade, running writers rooms for digital companies, and pitching shows and ideas to networks and companies such as Maker Studios and Comedy Central, I'll bring you tips and skills to help you succeed whether you're in New York, Los Angeles, or right here in Cleveland.

 

Dates: Mondays 7-9pm beginning 09/23

Duration: 8 weeks

Location: LaunchHouse 16017 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH 44107

Rate: $200 

AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS/PAYMENT OPTIONS

Plus One Discount - sign up with a friend and each receive $25 off

Two Class Discount - sign up for improv and sketch writing, received $50 off each

Installments - Two installments of $100.

Email michaelbuschclasses at gmail for details

INSTRUCTOR - MICHAEL BUSCH

Michael Busch is a Cleveland native who has spent over ten years working in the Los Angeles comedy scene.


He is a graduate of IO West’s improv program and studied at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre with UCB founders Matt Besser and Matt Walsh, among others. He was a member of House Improv (Harold) Teams at both IO West and UCBTLA, as well as various independent improv groups.


When in Los Angeles he continues to be a regular at The Upright Citizens Brigade and has performed at the grand openings of both the Sunset and Franklin stages. Other UCB credits include creator of The Midnight Show and producer for 4.5 years, writer/producer on Nick’s Big Talk Show, a monthly live talk show hosted by Nick Thune, and his solo shows such as Busch On Bridges, Beards, & Board Games and The Very Important Show.


As an actor, Michael has appeared in dozens of national commercials, including a series of spots for Alltel as the Sprint Guy. His television credits include The Goldbergs, The Middle, Pretty Little Liars, Human Giant, Community, and recurring sketches on Conan.


He has also written and produced original and branded content for companies such as FunnyorDie, Comedy Central Studios, CollegeHumor, AwesomenessTV, and Break.com.