PRO Sketch Writing




When: Sundays 2:00 - 4:00 PM

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

NOTE: No classes on Sunday, August 1st & Sunday, September 1st

Where: Comedy Bar Danforth

Instructor: Paul Bates


Over the course of 9 weeks you'll delve into essential scene types, focus on the keys to establishing a strong premise and learn the value of efficient rewrites and punch-ups. Explore advanced techniques in creating unique characters and worthwhile callbacks and payoffs. 

Raise the stakes in your writing and leave this course with a portfolio of high-caliber sketches you can take anywhere! 

The final class of Pro Sketch Writing will culminate in a live table read with veteran comedy performers and industry experts. Get your work seen by working professionals!  


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

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


This class is by submission only. Applicants must be a graduate of Advanced Sketch Writing or an equivalent sketch program or have 3+ years of industry experience to be eligible.  


Email a resume and 2 sample sketches to using the subject line SKETCH WRITING for consideration by Monday, July 22nd

Successful applicants will be contacted and enrolled by Thursday, July 25th.


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