|Jimmy Fallon, David Letterman, Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel - these guys NEED comedy writers! In this 5-week course you'll learn how to turn headlines into punchlines, and punchlines into cash!
Instructor GABE ABELSON spent 4-1/2 years as the head writer for "Late Show with David Letterman", garnering five Emmy nominations and three Writer┤s Guild nominations. After his years at Letterman, he also worked as a staff writer at various network late night shows, including "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher" (ABC), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC), "The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn" (CBS), "Lopez Tonight" (TBS) in addition to having served as the producer / head writer for "The New Tom Green Show" (MTV).
In this course you'll learn comedy writing including monologue, desk pieces and remotes, with the goal of becoming technically proficient, confident and comfortable submitting material to various late night television programs. All with the emphasis of finding your unique voice as a comedy writer!
WRITING: Writing for Late Night
Instructor: Gabe Abelson
Session: 5/13/2013 - 6/17/2013
No class Memorial Day May 27th
Class Time: 7PM - 9PM
Class Duration: 2 Hours
Location: Flappers Comedy Club Burbank
102 East Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91502
Cost to you: $235