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This course covers the methods developed and used at The Second City theatre to create scripted sketch comedy using improvisational techniques. Students will work in small groups and as an ensemble to generate sketch through preplanning and spot improvisations. They will apply a variety of styles and formats in improvised work. They will re-improvise and revise their material based on instructor notes and feedback. This course is part of a set of connected courses that comprise the Comedy Studies semester that takes place at The Second City and material created in this course may be used in the showcase performances held in a Second City theatre at the end of the semester.