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TRICKS OF THE TRADE: WRITING, PITCHING & DEVELOPMENT
Sep 29 at 2:00-5:00pm on Sunday
Instructor: Rachel Lewis
Prerequisite: None




Have you ever thought about writing for television? Do you have an original show idea that you would love to pitch? With a growing number of networks, as well as an expanding digital presence, there are more opportunities than ever before, which also means a greater need for writers and creators. Emmy nominated writer Rachel Lewis will give you the tools and tips needed to transition from comedian/performer to writer/producer She will take you through the art of pitching, general meetings, soft pitches and more. She will also train your mind to start thinking strategically, helping you achieve your goals. It’s time to take control of your career and pitch your way to the top.

Teacher Bio:
Rachel Lewis is a comedian, producer, actor, voice-over actor, and Emmy nominated writer living in Los Angeles. After spending a number of years in Chicago studying, teaching, and performing improv and sketch comedy at Second City, iO, and the Annoyance Theaters, Rachel made her way west where she continued to study comedy at The Groundlings and perform at iO West. In recent years, Rachel and her writing partner have sold two original shows to Nickelodeon and have written for Disney, Disney Jr., Dreamworks Animation TV, Amazon, and PBS where she garnered an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Children's Series for ODD SQUAD. Rachel currently writes for Bizaardvark on Disney Channel. www.jonandeddieproductions.com