Sketch Comedy 101: Intro to Sketch Writing w/ Carla Cackowski (Sun 5/16 – Sun 6/13)

Carla Cackowski Headshot

Class Details

Class Runs: Sunday afternoons, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM MT
Class Dates: Sun 5/16 - Sun 6/13 (4 classes total)
Location: Online Class via Zoom
Instructor(s): Carla Cackowski
Price: $199/person

Special Notes:
  • No class Sun 5/30.
  • This is an online event! All online classes are currently held on Zoom, and all online shows are currently on Twitch.
  • Students will receive an email with class details and links 12-24 hours before the class. If you do not see this email, please check your spam folder as well!

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Sketch Comedy 101: Intro to Sketch Writing w/ Carla Cackowski (Sun 5/16 – Sun 6/13)

In this online version of our sketch writing program, you will get the opportunity to learn how to write different styles of sketches, how to re-write and get notes back from your instructor to craft a well polished sketch. We will work on character sketches, premise based sketches, parody and more! This 4-week class will focus on a variety of sketches. You will learn how to write with others and you will also learn to write solo sketches. This class is being offered online on ZOOM. You will write in class and also turn in sketches for notes and you will learn how to re-write. Even though we are online, you will read sketches and pitch them to the instructor and the class and we will all work together to make each to the sketches amazing and polished. It’s almost like being in a real sketch writing room.

What you’ll get out of this Online Class:

  • Well polished sketches for a writing packet or to perform down the road
  • A firm grasp on how the sketch writing process works.
  • How to re-write a sketch
  • Learn how a writing room works.
  • Learn the discipline of writing, re-writing and polishing
  • Learn how to write different styles of sketch – Character, premise based, parody, jokes and more.
Carla Cackowski Headshot Carla Cackowski regularly tours across the world performing and teaching improv with her two person show, “Orange Tuxedo”. In 2019 they were headliners at both the Copenhagen Improv Festival in Denmark and Warsaw Improv Festival in Poland. Carla studied at The Second City, UCBLA, and iOWest. She taught improvisation and directed sketch shows at The Second City Hollywood for eight years before moving to Portland to become the Co-Artistic Director at Curious Comedy Theater for a year. She’s now the Artistic Director at Mi’s Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica, California where she plays on the House Team, County Line. Carla is a member of SAG-AFTRA. She stands 5 feet 3 inches and refuses to buy tickets to a live performance that doesn’t guarantee seating. She works hard and naps harder. She never-ever took the SAT or ACT and has no regrets!