These are more sketches from the intensive sketch class show I wrote and performed in. We had about four hours in two days to memorize and practice the sketches.
I’m critiquing my acting as best as I can, as I’m not very knowledgeable in the matter (and this was a writing class).
0m26s I could look a little more emotionally distraught and in shock
1m04s We need to all stand still until the lights dim
2m41s I think the previous few lines are hysterical in a really messed up way, and the audience should’ve been dying from laughter
3m16s I should keep my hand shaking this whole time
Overall: I didn’t have many lines, but the ones I had were passable
Baseball Interview (written by Tom B)
0m19s Baseball players never talk this fast and I’m not excited enough for having just hit a homerun
0m32s I thought “the whole cross thing” would get a laugh, but it came off like I just forgot a word
0m43s I should wait until the announcer thanks me to leave
1m31s The “pitcher” did a better job in his interview
Overall: I was too worried about getting the lines right that I didn’t fully invest in the character. Luckily, I was just the seutp for the big punch line, so it didn’t hurt the sketch.
Job Applicant (written by Mikhail Page)
0m07s Terrible object work with taking a can of pepsi out of a non-existent briefcase
0m49s Pause for a second after “Oh, Cathy?”
0m58s Pause for a second after “I was hanging around here” to make the creepiness of the situation set in
1m32s Stumbled over the words a little, didn’t need “messy” a second time
Overall: We both should have slowed down a little and if I had more time I’d figure out a way to make my character come off as creepier through his physical motions and voice tonality. I thought there were more punchlines than were the audience laughed.