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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts | Evaluated Learning Experience

Sketch Comedy for Performance (THE400)

Location: 
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, 39 West 19th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
30 hours (10 weeks).
Dates: 

January 2007 - December 2013.

Learner Outcomes: 
Build on sketch writing and performing skills (introduced in Actor's Comedy Workshop) by creating and rehearsing sketch material and performing it for an audience in an outside cabaret.
Instruction: 
Review principles of sketch comedy; learn new principles to create a comic statement; experience the process of creating a sketch comedy show by brainstorming ideas and drafting scenes, review and critique material, rehearse and perform in an outside venue.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Theatre, Drama, Communications, or Radio and Television (7/07) (6/08 revalidation).

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