Sketch Comedy 301: From Pitch To Show (Sun 2/7 – Sun 3/7)

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Class Details

Class Runs: Sunday afternoons, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM MT
Class Dates: Sun 2/7 - Sun 3/7 (5 classes total)
Location: Online Class via Zoom
Instructor(s): Nick Armstrong
Price: $260/person

Special Notes:
  • 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!

This event is SOLD OUT! If you would like to join the waitlist, please fill out your info below and we will contact you if space becomes available. Thank you!

Sketch Comedy 301: From Pitch To Show (Sun 2/7 – Sun 3/7)

Students will pitch sketches, re-write them, get sketch assignments, pitch jokes with the end result being an online show. You’ll learn the writers room approach to putting on a sketch show. To coming up with ideas, pitching those ideas, writing the ideas, re-wrting and producing your sketch. This will prepare you to be able to become a superhero in sketch knowing not just how to write but how to execute it and make a funny, polished product.

*This class includes an Online show that we will record. You must have had Sketch 101 and 201 at RISE Comedy or permission from Nick to join.

Nick Armstrong is managing director and co-owner of RISE Comedy.  Nick is an Actor, Improvisor and Writer living in Los Angeles, CA. On TV Nick has been on the Emmy-Award winning shows The Office and Grey’s Anatomy. He has also made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, New Girl, Stan Against Evil, Brooklyn Nine Nine and Parks and Recreation. He has also sold and written TV shows to numerous networks including TruTv, A&E and more. Nick has trained at The Groundlings and iO West. He is an alum of The Sunday Company at the Groundlings and currently performs at the M.I.’s Westside Comedy Theater with LA’s Critically Acclaimed Harold team King Ten and County Line. He has also taught improv at iO West, The Groundlings, The Pack Theater and has done workshops all over the world. Nick is also the Camp Director and Founder of Camp Improv Utopia a a 501(c) (3) Non Profit improv retreat for grown ups. He is also one of the founding members of the The Improv Network.