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Sat., Feb. 2, 10AM-6PM

Kevin McDonald from The Kids in the Hall returns to ImprovBoston! 


The Sketch Tune Up Workshop gives you the chance to put your work in the hands of sketch comedy royalty. In addition to gaining firsthand knowledge of how Kevin approaches writing sketches, you'll get the opportunity to gain some personal and direct feedback from Kevin on one of your own sketches. After shared readings, Kevin and the other members of the class will discuss each sketch in depth. At this point, you'll get to take those notes directly to the page as you'll re-write and edit your sketch and share it with Kevin for even more direct feedback. Whether you're a veteran sketch writer or a seasoned pro, this is the perfect workshop for anyone looking to gain experience in writing sketch comedy! 


Please bring: 

  • Laptop or tablet/notebook and pen
  • Enough copies of your script to be read aloud(one for each character, one for Kevin, one for stage directions) 


Cost is $180. A payment plan is available. Contact for more information. 



Comedian, actor, writer and director Kevin McDonald founded “The Kids in the Hall”

with friend Dave Foley, after they met in Toronto at Second City, and the television

series ran from 1988-1995. In the troupes television series and stage shows, he

portrays several popular recurring characters, such as the King of Empty Promises,

Sir Simon Milligan, and Jerry Sizzler.


McDonald went on to appear in a variety of films including Boy Meets Girl, Lilo & Stitch, “Lilo & Stitch: The Series”, and Epic

Movie. On television, he has appeared on “The Martin Short Show,” “Ellen,” “That 70s Show,”

“Seinfeld,” “Friends,” “NewsRadio,” “MADtv,” “Arrested Development,” and “Corner Gas.”


McDonald has also done voice work for various animated series,

including Nickelodeon’s “Invader Zim,” “The Angry Beavers,” “Catscratch,” and

“Clerks: The Animated Series.” He also played an imaginary friend named Ivan in the

episode ‘Sight For Sore Eyes’ on “Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends,” appeared in

the music video for “Roses” by Outkast, and made an appearance in “Tim and Erics

Awesome Show.”


In 2006 McDonald hosted a CBC Television special, featuring several of Canadas

best-known sketch comedy troupes. “Sketch with Kevin McDonald” won a Canadian

Comedy Award (Best Taped Live Performance - The Minnesota Wrecking Crew). He

was recently at the Just for Laughs Festival with the reunion of Kids in the Hall, and

also with his show “Hammy and the Kids” with Craig Northey, based on his two

dysfunctional families, his father (“Hammy”) and the Kids in the Hall, as well as

“Death Comes to Town” on CBC.

  1. Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
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Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater



Tuition: $180.00
Registration: Register now!