Comedy School

Level 2 Sketch Comedy

A Level 2 Sketch Comedy Writing course that will help you create a portfolio of sketches. This course uses the skills learned in Introduction to Sketch Comedy to walk you through the elements of a sketch and how to write good sketches; it also features workshop sessions where you'll do read-throughs and get feedback on the writing assignments. Sketch formats covered include: Game Show, Commercial Parody, Town Hall, Talk Show, and more. Students will be asked to write sketches every other week.

Your instructors for the course come from Bad Medicine, DC's premier sketch comedy troupe. Trained by the Upright Citizens Brigade and Second City, Bad Medicine has performed at North American festivals like Montreal Sketchfest, NYC Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, and Sketchfest Seattle. They also produce award-winning short comedy films, and a podcast about the craft of sketch comedy called Sketch Nerds.

01/03/2022 7:00 PM

Door Time: 6:45 PM

Other Showtimes

Mondays, January 3 - February 7, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Maximum 12 students. Participants must be vaccinated against COVID-19 for this in-person class.

A Level 2 Sketch Comedy Writing course that will help you create a portfolio of sketches. This course uses the skills learned in Intro to Sketch Comedy to walk you through the elements of a sketch and how to write good sketches; it also features workshop sessions where you'll do read-throughs and get feedback on the writing assignments. Sketch formats covered include: Game Show, Commercial Parody, Town Hall, Talk Show, and more. Students will be asked to write sketches every other week. Prerequisite: Intro to Sketch Comedy or permission of instructors / principal.

Your instructors for the course come from Bad Medicine, DC's premier sketch comedy troupe. Trained by the Upright Citizens Brigade and Second City, Bad Medicine has performed at North American festivals like Montreal Sketchfest, NYC Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, and Sketchfest Seattle. They also produce award-winning short comedy films, and a podcast about the craft of sketch comedy called Sketch Nerds.

Class Policies

  • Patrons must be 18 or older to attend events or classes at the DC Improv. Any exceptions are clearly noted in the event descriptions on dcimprov.com.
  • Participants in this class must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and produce proof of vaccination (such as a completed vaccination card) at the start of the first session. If you have any questions about this policy, please e-mail info@dcimprov.com.

A Level 2 Sketch Comedy Writing course that will help you create a portfolio of sketches. This course uses the skills learned in Introduction to Sketch Comedy to walk you through the elements of a sketch and how to write good sketches; it also features workshop sessions where you'll do read-throughs and get feedback on the writing assignments. Sketch formats covered include: Game Show, Commercial Parody, Town Hall, Talk Show, and more. Students will be asked to write sketches every other week.

Your instructors for the course come from Bad Medicine, DC's premier sketch comedy troupe. Trained by the Upright Citizens Brigade and Second City, Bad Medicine has performed at North American festivals like Montreal Sketchfest, NYC Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, and Sketchfest Seattle. They also produce award-winning short comedy films, and a podcast about the craft of sketch comedy called Sketch Nerds.