Sketch 1 With Tom Reed
Learn sketch comedy the Strike Theater way with veteran sketch comedian Tom Reed! Students will learn about what makes great sketch ideas by gaining insight into how to find them in everyday life. Have you never put a pen to paper? No problem! Sketch 1 is about idea generation and learning about the nuts and bolts of a sketch. All skill levels welcome!
This class will take place Wednesdays 6-8pm for six weeks starting Feb 23rd and over Zoom
Tom Reed Bio:
Tom Reed loves sketch comedy and is thrilled to be putting his years of sketch experience to work teaching at Strike Theater!
Tom’s writing credits include dozens of sketches at Brave New Workshop over the course of nearly 20 sketch comedy shows, one-act musical parodies of Harry Potter, Twilight, The Hunger Games, Stranger Things, and Game of Thrones, a gun culture satire called Gunplay!, and a horror show on bikes that City Pages called “spine-tinglingly relatable.” Star Tribune has praised Tom’s comedic work as “Drop-dead funny” and “Wildly comic.” Tom has also been part of award-winning writing teams for comedy shorts (48 Hour Film Project, South Dakota Film Festival) and is a recovering slam poetry champion.
Tom trained at Brave New Workshop, UCB and The Second City Conservatory. His teaching experience includes about a decade as an improv teacher and coach.