From our sponsors:
Sketch Comedy Class with Shelley McLendon
September 25, 2016
1-4 p.m. | $70
More info: pcs.org
Portland Center Stage, Gerding Theater at the Armory
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR, 97209
Attention burgeoning sketch comedy writers! Do you have ideas you think would make a great comedic sketch but don’t know how to get started? Have you always wanted to get started writing sketch comedy? This workshop is for you.
Learn how to take an idea and turn it into a solid, cohesive, sketch to perform at a live show. Learn how to tell a funny and brief story through sketch comedy. Shelley McLendon will teach you the basics of sketch comedy writing as well as provide you with individual critiques
Tuition to this class includes a two-for-one ticket offer for Little Shop of Horrors on the U.S. Bank Mainstage!
Shelley is the owner and operator of The Siren Theater, and a founding member of the critically acclaimed sketch comedy duo The Aces, the sketch comedy troupe SWEAT and the improv troupe The Liberators. As creator/producer, she has written for ROAD HOUSE: The Play!, The Lost Boys-Live!, and Rudolph-On Stage! as well as sketch comedy shows Lone Wolves and Sisters of Mercy. She is the creator/producer of Bad Reputation Productions, LLC and the curator of the former Slingshot comedy series at Portland Center Stage. In addition to performing in Portland since 2001, Shelley has performed in the San Francisco SketchFest, Chicago SketchFest, Seattle Sketch Fest, and the Seattle Festival of Improv.