Improv-to-sketch workshop

Kevin McDonald

The hub of Milwaukee’s improvised comedy is housing a two-day workshop this weekend for sketch comedy writers.

Kevin McDonald – the comedian, actor and voice artist best known as a cast member of “Kids in the Hall” – is presenting a 14-hour how-to on creating comedy sketches from improv.

“I get students to do improv and then help teach them to turn their improv into actual comedy sketches (like the Kids in the Hall used to do),” McDonald says in a statement. “So basically, I’m teaching to write through improv.”

McDonald has been touring the U.S. and Canada teaching the workshop. And his Milwaukee stop, at ComedySportz, 420 S. 1st St., still has spaces available.

The class costs $300 and runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 16 and 17.

For more information and to reserve a spot, please call ComedySportz during business hours at (414) 272-8888.

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