2019 Sketch Writing

with John Babcock
Dates and Location
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Get serious about being funny!

Sign up for Sketchworks’ Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing class! For the first time, this will be an in-person (AND virtual) class utilizing screen shares, webcams, and group video!

You’ll learn about different genres of sketch comedy, analyze comedy scripts and sketches based on the techniques learned, and acquire strategies to expand on ideas and turn them into scripts.
Collaborate with other writers in a workshop environment

Write, read and discuss material to stoke your imagination

Work with an experienced sketch comedy writer

Realize your full writing potential

From new writers, unsure how to go about turning their thousand ideas into comedy, to practiced writers who just wants to grow or improve their craft, this class provides the opportunity to turn out funny, completed sketches.

Some students may even have the chance to write for Sketchworks’ stage productions and videos!


Thursdays, Sep 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17
7pm - 9pm

$255 via Paypal

Other Payment Options:
$250 if paying by check. Make payable to Sketchworks Classes and mail to:
Sketchworks Comedy Theatre
4480-H S. Cobb Drive
Smyrna, GA 30080 

About John

John's comedy career started when he wrote and performed sketches in his backyard for neighbors. John joined Sketchworks Comedy in January 2017 as a cast member of LAUGHTER REHAB.

In addition to writing and performing for Sketchworks, John writes murder mystery plays for Agatha's - A Taste of Mystery, The Mystery Café of Indianapolis, and Laughing Matters.  He also contributes on-air scripts to Turner Classic Movies - having  written for the late Robert Osborne, and currently for host Ben Mankiewicz.  And his play INDEPENDENT, about filmmaker John Cassavetes, was included in Essential Theatre's 2017 Summer Festival.

John is a loving and dedicated husband and father who drives a sensible car and has no pets.
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