Sketch comedy is scripted comedy, just like you see on TV shows like Saturday Night Live and Key & Peele. It all begins with the development of characters and the writing of scripts.  

Please visit our Student Resources page for more information about classes and enrollment.

All core classes meet at the Comedy Spot Training Center, at 915 T Street in Sacramento.

  • Upcoming Start Dates:

Stay tuned for the return of our Sketch Writing course!

  • Upcoming Start Dates:
    February 1 (Thursdays)

Duration: 8 weeks
Prerequisite: Comedy Spot’s Improv 101, Comedy Spot’s Sketch Writing, script sample, and instructor approval

Coming soon! Learn to create and perform in a sketch comedy show like Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, or Chapelle’s Show. In this 8-week class, students will expand their writing skills, create characters, create sketches inspired by improv scenes, and create sketch-prov bits. Students will also learn best practices and helpful tips for producing sketch comedy shows from Brian Crall, writer, director, actor, and producer of sketch comedy and variety shows for over 20 years. Students will perform the sketches and characters they have created as part of a final sketch comedy show.

When available, please click the button above to submit your information and script sample. Students who are selected to participate in the course will be sent a link to enroll.