COMEDY WRITING THROUGH IMPROVISATION
Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, the rewriting tool of story structure, and how to create a comedy premise. We will study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and Almost Live. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights.
Comedy Writing through Improvisation at Unexpected Productions begins July 15 for six weeks. Watch unexpectedproductions.org for sign-up details.
I teach a Beginning Improv course Thursday evenings for Unexpected Productions at their Georgetown studio. Next class starts July 13, 2017. Registration info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/improv-100-thursday-intro-to-improv-build-confidence-registration-34424677136
WRITING 1000 at Seattle Pacific University
I’m teaching a beginning class on academic writing at SPU in the Fall. The topic: Analyzing humor and its role in society and popular culture.
IMPROV PLAYGROUND AT THE MARKET THEATRE
I occasionally lead Unexpected Productions drop-in improv workshop, called Playground, on Monday evenings at the Market Theatre. For details, check: UP IMPROV SCHOOL