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THEA 342 Writing Comic Scenes


This course provides a broad overview of types of comic scenes for the stage through the practical application of structure, characterization and comic principles. ​Students will study and write different types of comic scenes, analyze those scenes in terms of form and content, rewrite scenes, and pitch ideas for scenes. In addition, this course provides an introduction to pitching, developing story and writing treatments for television and film. 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 that take place at the end of the semester. 

Repeatable: N
Formerly 31-3890
Concurrent Requisite THEA 325 Physical and Vocal Training for Comedy  and THEA 341 History and Analysis of Modern American Comedy  and THEA 344 Acting Sketch and Theatrical Comedy   and THEA 343 Creating Scenes through Improvisation  
Requirements Permission Required (DP)
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3





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