Sketch Comedy Writing with Jason Rouse
Duration: 1 class session
7 Week Course (7/14- 8/25)
Saturdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT until July 1st is $180
Regular Tuition (After July 1st) is $200
ATTENTION: Our class minimum is 6 people. If the minimum isn't achieved, we will refund your tuition and inform you the week before.
Jason Rouse will teach you several approaches to sketch comedy writing so you can find the one that works for you. You will learn how to generate ideas, how to get those ideas on paper and how to polish your sketches until they shine. Jason Rouse is a Portland, Oregon based writer, actor and director. He’s been writing sketch comedy since joining the acclaimed, long running group, The 3rd Floor in 1999. He co-founded the groups Sweat and Wonderland and has performed at the Seattle Sketchfest, New York Sketchfest, Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and the San Francisco Sketchfest. He’s currently heard weekly as announcer and writer for Live Wire w/ Luke Burbank from Public Radio International. As an actor, he’s appeared onstage in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Detroit and Time a Fair Hustler and on television in Grimm, Leverage, MANY commercials involving gambling, cars and the computer industry. He was in one dodgy remake of the film, Cabin Fever and this fall he’ll appear in, Lean on Pete, from director Andrew Haigh (45 Years), starring Steve Buscemi and a horse.