Write desk bits, remote segments, guest pieces, sketch and a variety of segments for shows like Fallon, Conan, Kimmel, Seth Myers, Colbert, Ellen and more. Pitch monologue jokes, brainstorm, explore and heighten material in this collaborative Writer’s Room environment. Create original material to strengthen your writing samples and produce the elements to put together your pitch packet for a talk show. Please bring a laptop or phone for Internet access.
About the instructor: Holly Wortell is an Emmy-nominated writer and a Second City alum. She has written and produced for The Bonnie Hunt Show and appeared in Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Life with Bonnie, and numerous radio and TV commercials. Holly is a guest instructor in Chicago for this course; she teaches online courses for the Second City Training Center, at Second City Hollywood, and at the Harold Ramis Film School.