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Second City Chicago

Parody Me THIS!

with Nancy Beckett


Parody Me THIS! TBA
This workshop is not offered every term. If you would like to be informed when it becomes available, please click here.

"If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then parody is it's fullest expression."

Join a fun-filled nerd-out writing session to explore the recipes of many kinds of parody:

    Genre (westerns, romance, fantasy)
    Media (late night, game show, commercials)
    Style (Austen, Sedaris, Conan-Doyle)
    Portmanteau (news-magazine, infomercial, mockumentary)

Explore structure and style and learn to create sharp parody in a supportive environment. Learn the elements that tip your parody into satire. Strengthen your eye for detail and your writer’s voice while you unpack the great – and not so great – works of our time.

$345/$315 early registration, 3 hours, 8 weeks

Prerequisites: Writing 3, Conservatory Level 4, or permission of the instructor