$225 – $250

Level 2 Sketch 6-8pm Tuesdays with Dave Buckman (Starts January 7th)

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ColdTowne Conservatory

6929 Airport Boulevard

#131

Austin, TX 78752

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In Sketch 2 you'll learn the essentials of comedy sketch writing in a writers'-room environment that will sharpen your skills and help you find your own distinctive voice. You'll work on various types of sketch and also experiment with using improv as a sketchwriting tool.

This class requires the completion of weekly writing assignments.

Dave has directed, taught and performed at some of the world’s leading improvisational comedy institutions. After several years studying and teaching improv in Chicago, Dave served as Artistic Director of Boom Chicago in Amsterdam for 2 years, where he was fortunate to work with and direct some of the funniest people working in television and web-based sketch comedy today. After Europe, Dave worked as a director and teacher at The Second City in Chicago. Since 2005, Dave has been living in Austin, TX with wife and creative partner Rachel Madorsky. Dave performs with Friends For Now every Thursday night at ColdTowne. He has directed MainStage shows at ColdTowne: Bigfoot, the musical, Austin Translation, Barney Biller Dark Night, The Roast of St, Nick, Eye for an iPhone and Shanty Town Lake. The Second City: Who’s yer Baghdadi?” (Cleveland), World’s Gone Wild” (Touring Company) and Deficit Comedy Jam (Touring Company) Boom Chicago: Your Privacy is our Business, Europe, We’ve Created a Monster, The Future is Here and it is Slightly Annoying. In 2002, he directed “Boom Chicago: RockStars” only the second stage-swap with The Second City’s Main Stage in its 50 year history, He is also senior producer for The Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, held every Labor Day in beautiful Austin, TX.

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ColdTowne Conservatory

6929 Airport Boulevard

#131

Austin, TX 78752

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