Rich Goteri was The Artistic Director and Head Writer of Corporate Theatre for the famed Second City Detroit's Training Center for ten years. Following that he co-created the highly successful Michigan Actors Studio and ComedySportz Detroit. For the last thirty five years he has dedicated himself to the performing arts as an actor, writer, director and teacher.
TV Writing Credits include: Saturday Night Live! (NBC) Film fest 7 with The Second City (ABC) The Adventures of Speed Dating (Amazon) Mad About You (NBC) and The King of Queens (CBS) Film writing credits include: Potty Time, The Eastern Market and Munch with Mike Mili and The Italy Boys with Frank Roche and Mike Mili. His book on improv comedy Something From Nothing published by Crazy House Books is available worldwide in eight different languages.
He has appeared countless times on TV being interviewed about his work on all the major networks and has been featured in The Detroit News, The Free Press, The Oakland Press, The New York Daily News, The New York Times, L.A. News, Encore Magazine, The Examiner, Matt Horn's column in Britain and in various publications world wide.
SKETCH COMEDY WRITING 101
Master the skills of writing sketch comedy in this program designed for students of all experience levels. Learn basic scene structure, character development, learn the styles and genres of comedy and much more! Weekly writing assignments and in-class exercises generate material and establish a regular writing schedule. So come join us and brainstorm ideas, write scenes and come laugh a lot!
Class time is 11 AM-1:30 PM and Starts June Wednesday June 15th and ends on August 3rd 2016