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Writing Program

Workshops and multi-week classes focused on providing students with the foundation needed to write comedy television.


Finally Finish that Pilot

The Upright Citizens Brigade Television Writing Program offers aspiring writers a comprehensive curriculum focused on the art and craft of comedic TV writing. Through courses, workshops, lectures and Q&A's from industry experts, participants learn key elements designed to give students a strong foundation in TV writing.

Our curriculum includes lessons on character development, story structure, comedic timing, and even how to create a pitch deck for your completed pilot. These courses are guided by experienced instructors with a background in television writing and comedy.

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Centered in East Hollywood, UCB has Training Center space in Silver Lake and around our Franklin Theater.

Classroom spaces available at our SoHo location and soon to be near our new theater space on E 14th street.

Take a class from anywhere in the world! UCB offers online comedy classes in Improv, Sketch, TV Writing, and more!

Upcoming Writing Courses


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