SKETCH COMEDY INTENSIVE with Nick Armstrong
Dates: Saturday November 9th & Sunday November 10th
Times: 11am – 6pm (break for lunch)
Early Bird Until October 15th $30 off with the code EARLYBIRD30
This two-and-a-half day intensive will have students learning structure, character, re-writing skills and how to build a sketch from the ground up. Students will also learn techniques to get the juices flowing and executing a sketch from writing to performing. An alum of the Sunday Company at the Groundlings, Nick will help you write sketches that have three-dimensional characters who are original. We will also work and execute the re-writing process based on notes from Nick and put on a showcase of your work by the end of the intensive. You will come out of this intensive with more confidence in writing sketches and the and performing them. You will also have a firm grasp on how to take an idea to the finish line. This class has a showcase performance.
Nick Armstrong is an Actor, Improvisor and Writer living in Los Angeles, CA. On TV Nick has been on the Emmy-Award winning shows The Office and Grey’s Anatomy. He has also made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, New Girl, Stan Against Evil, Brooklyn Nine Nine and Parks and Recreation. He has also sold and written TV shows on numerous networks including TruTv, A&E and more.
Nick has trained at The Groundlings and iO West. He is an alum of The Sunday Company at the Groundlings and currently performs at the M.I.’s Westside Comedy Theater with LA’s Critically Acclaimed Harold team King Ten and County Line. Nick is currently the Artistic Director of Mi’s Westside Comedy Theater and teaches and performs there and is also Co-Owner of Voodoo Comedy in Denver. He has also taught improv at iO West, The Groundlings, The Pack Theater and has done workshops all over the world.
Nick is also the Camp Director and Founder of Camp Improv Utopia a a 501(c) (3) Non Profit improv retreat for grown ups. He is also one of the founding members of the The Improv Network.