Thursday July 28, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. EST

Strong characters drive stories more effectively than any other element. This workshop will help you develop them. Point of view, internal conflict, wants, needs and more will be explored. Make your work of fiction, theatre piece, or film project come alive by populating it with people who will compel readers or audiences to take your journey.

  • Age: 18+
  • Session: One-time workshop, meeting on July 28, 2022.
  • Instructor: Scott Levy
  • Cost: $30/student
  • Class Size: minimum of 5 students registered to run class; no more than 14 students total
  • Class Location: Workshop held virtually via Zoom
  • Registration Deadline: July 21, 2022

About the Instructor: Scott Levy
Scott Levy is a faculty member at Chicago’s legendary Second City Training Center, where alums include Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Amber Ruffin, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, and many more. It is at this famed institution where he teachers improv, sketch-comedy writing, stand-up, and storytelling. He is a multiply published short story writer and comedic essayist. A former Cincinnatian, Scott was a founding member of the popular Monkeytime Comedy Troupe (which toured college campuses and saw syndication on N.P.R.), and a music-host on the late, lamented WNKU. He was a founding member of the acclaimed Chicago satire The Best Church Of God (named Best Sketch Comedy Revue by The Chicago Reader in 2010). In his hometown, Scott has visited to teach writing and improv workshops at The Clifton Cultural Arts Center, McNicholas High School and Women Writing For A Change.