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Sketch Writing Level 1

Sketch Level 1 (Wednesdays)

Wednesdays 7-10 pm
8 WEEKS
CLASS SESSIONS ON:  March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
Price: $350
Instructor: Nelinda Palomino

At The Ruby LA, we prepare you to create.  And in our Sketch Writing Level 1 course, you’ll learn how to take your super funny ideas and turn them into full on hilarious sketches with our easy to use Ruby LA philosophies.

By the end of this class you will understand:

  • The basic concepts for writing a sketch
  • How to emotionally heighten your ideas to the funniest beats
  • All the different styles of sketch comedy
  • How to write in a writer’s room
  • How to highlight your specific comedic voice and writing style
  • How to develop your sketch ideas into online content

And if you’re interested in joining one of our amazing Ruby LA sketch teams, this course is a requirement!

This course is 8 weeks long.


Instructor: Nelinda Palomino

Nelinda Palomino grew up in the small beach town of Bradenton, Florida and moved to LA where she was accepted into the USC School of Cinematic Arts and received a BA in Film. A classically trained actress, Nelinda earned a MA at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and even performed on the Shakespeare’s Globe stage. She has trained at UCBLA and The Nerdist School. She also spent several months writing for the CBS Diversity Showcase. She’s a writer and performer of the The Ruby LA house sketch team The Burbs who has performed sketches all around towns and even out of state in Portland. She also produces one of the longest running indie improv show called Catsby with her improv team Catbath!. Recently Nelinda’s web series I Hate Everyone is an official selection of the Roma Web Fest.

Our classrooms are ADA compliant.

Wednesdays 7-10 pm
8 WEEKS
CLASS SESSIONS ON: March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
Price: $350
Instructor: Nelinda Palomino

Refund Policy

  • The Ruby LA has a no-refund policy on all classes and shows. If we need to cancel or re-schedule a class for any reason, you are entitled to take that class or classes equal to the admission price of that class. You may use your class credit for up to two years, after which time it expires.
  • The Ruby LA reserves the right to replace a course instructor, without notice, and at any time, with another equally qualified course instructor.
  • The Ruby LA also reserves the right to postpone or cancel a course if an emergency or unforeseen conflict arises. In the event of a complete cancellation, students’ tuition will be refunded or credited. Any fees incurred by students for travel, lodging, etc. will not be reimbursed by the Ruby LA.