Core Sketch Writing Tickets

2800 Danforth Avenue, Toronto


Core Sketch Writing


When: Sundays from 2:00 - 4:00 PM

In-Studio Classes: Sunday, July 28 - Sunday, October 6

NOTE: No classes on Sunday, August 4 and Sunday, September 1

Table Read: Sunday, October 6 during final class

Where: Comedy Bar Danforth

Instructor: Paul Bates


In this 9 week course, you'll delve deep into the foundations of sketch comedy writing for both the stage and screen! 

Learn common scene types and 5-point sketch structure, how to generate and clearly establish a strong premise, experience writing in an ensemble and learn the value of rewrites and punch-ups. Explore techniques for creating unique and memorable characters and worthwhile callbacks and payoffs. Start to develop a portfolio of sketches you can take anywhere! 

The final class of Core Sketch Writing will culminate in a live table read with comedy performers so you can feel your work brought to life!


Early Bird Price: $325.00 + Tax - Valid until July 2, 2024

Price: $375.00 + Tax - As of July 3, 2024


No prerequisites or experience required for this course.


Must be 18 years of age or older to enroll. For any questions or more information, please reach out to

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2800 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4C 1M1