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TV Comedy Writing Bootcamp 1

Instructor: Cheri Magid

(TV Writing Faculty, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts)

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This is a 3-day introductory crash course in comedic writing for television. You will tackle the first act of a speculative sitcom script, choosing to write for one of the following shows: "Modern Family", “South Park”, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, “The Office”, “Parks and Recreation”, or “Community”. This workshop will approach the form from the ground up, from writing premise lines and outlines to working actual pages of your script, as well as the best methods to give, receive, and apply criticism. You will learn to recognize what works in this medium—those TV moments that make you laugh out loud and the ones you’ll never forget—and how to translate this knowledge into a successful script.

Friday, March 23 from 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Saturday, March 24 from 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, March 25 from 10:00am – 5:00pm




Students currently enrolled in a Spring 2012 class: $240

Students not currently enrolled: $275


For more information on multi-class discounts and pricing information for all classes, CLICK HERE.



For more information or questions, please call 212.840.9705 or email


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This 3-day intensive gives playwrights the tools they need to create a successful career. Tackle the realities, obstacles, and opportunities for playwrights, and determine the building blocks for successful career planning. 

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All classes take place at
Primary Stages Studios
307 W 38th St, NYC



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