Write Your Sketches


SPECIAL OFFER: If you have never taken a Nate Smith class, you can sign for 50% off, just 115 USD total! Open to beginners and advanced folks. Nate Smith has an encyclopedic knowledge of and love for sketch. He will like your idea and tell you how to get it written. Along the way, he'll suggest templates: parody, slice-of-life, character and/or game. But the focus is writing what YOU find funny. Hone your comedic voice and make the process of writing a joy. Write sketches that are true to you- true to your comedic voice and true to your experiences. You'll get the chance to funny scenes that actually represent all the messy, embarrassing, frustrating, weird, sad and ridiculous parts of your life. 5 three hour classes.

Location: Online

Thu Jan 26 7pm-10pm
Thu Feb 2 7pm-10pm
Thu Feb 9 7pm-10pm
Thu Feb 16 7pm-10pm
Thu Feb 23 7pm-10pm

$230 USD, 9 (of 9) enrolled

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Teacher: Nate Smith

About Nate Smith: Nate Smith is an actor, writer and filmmaker in LA. Acting credits: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mixed-Ish, There's Johnny, Red Oaks, The Mick, Odd Mom Out, Inside Amy Schumer, Silicon Valley, Happy Endings, 30 Rock, Angel From Hell, Adam Ruins Everything, David Cross’ Hits and Max Landis’ Me Him Her. He's been in some pilots nobody ever saw like Black Jack for Comedy Central, Max for HBO and Lusty Crest for Adult Swim. He had lead roles in the independent features, Ready or Knot and Hello Lonesome (winner of the LA Film Festival’s award for Best Ensemble Cast). Theater: Tail! Spin! (off broadway) and Nate has been a regular improv and sketch performer at the UCB Theater since 2005. He’s written and directed dozens of sketch and one-person shows for the UCB stage. Nate writes and directs ads, short films and sketch for UCBComedy, Funnyordie, NurtureDigital and SoulPancake. In addition to comedy, Nate has worked extensively in documentary films as an editor and producer. Nate co-hosts the podcast, What’s That From, a thoroughly unresearched history of comedy podcast as two comedy nerds remember it.

How This Works

  • You'll get an address in your enrollment email. Online classes are on Zoom.
  • If you need to pay: how to pay.
  • REFUND POLICY: Full refund if you drop 24 hours before start of class.
    Credit only after that.
    Email classes@wgimprovschool.com with questions.