Late Night Packet - Tamara Federici -

iO West

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - Sunday, December 13, 2015
iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Los AngelesCA  90028
Sunday, November 1, 2015 - Sunday, December 13, 2015
iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Los AngelesCA  90028

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What's Included

Tamara (WGA, Dramatists Guild) became a staff writer for Important Things with Demetri Martin simply by having a great packet. She co-wrote pieces for The Daily Show by first gaining their attention with a strong submission packet. Then HBO liked The Daily Show pieces and hired her as Senior Writer for This Just In. All to say, she’s a big believer in the power of packets! This class lays out the submission requirements and provides practice in writing packets. We’ll cover Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. It’s a great low-pressure environment to workshop your writing and get feedback from peers. We spend most of our class time working on effective packet writing. There are weekly writing assignments and viewings outside of class. Sometimes industry folks may stop by to share what they know. Additionally, material you write in class paired with a spec script can be a great way to find an agent! If you’ve been thinking of submitting to late night shows, join us!

About This Organizer

The LA branch of Chicago’s famed ImprovOlympic, iO West boasts dozens of L.A.’s best improv and sketch comedians as alums. Based on the work of director Del Close and co-founder Charna Halpern, iO pioneered the long-form improv style known as Harold, and created a story-based approach to improvisatory acting. iO West classes include seven levels of advanced improv training, as well as sketch and television writing programs, and students can also enroll in shorter workshops in subjects ranging from storytelling to commercial audition and beyond.  

L.A.'s premiere improv and sketch comedy venue, the iO WEST Theatre (formerly Improv Olympic), features the best improv and sketch comedy in Hollywood, with shows on two stages, seven nights a week! Celebrity guests perform with veteran improvisers every week. iO WEST's 99-seat, two-level Mainstage theatre includes a full bar, cocktail service, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. The Andy Dick Black Box is “the lab in the back:” an experimental space that is open to all ages. Additionally, iO WEST offers improv classes, writing classes, and much more. Our alumni feature the best and brightest actors, writers, and directors in the entertainment industry, including: Emmy-winner, Tina Fey, as well as Amy Poehler, Vince Vaughn, Adam McKay, Mike Myers, Jack McBrayer, Seth Meyers, Chris Farley, Andy Dick, Andy Richter, as well as numerous writers and performers from Saturday Night Live, MADtv, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, 30 Rock… not to mention the most promising talent of tomorrow.

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iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Los AngelesCA  90028
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