Wednesday Dec 06, 2023

Chris Head (How to structure your 30 min comedy or comedy-drama script)

Danielle Krage interviews comedy director, coach and mentor, Chris Head.

This episode is a deep dive into how to structure your 30 min comedy or comedy-drama script. Then Chris and Danielle play with using the structure to brainstorm a new show.

Tactics covered include:

  • Breaking down the 3 main beats that shape your story.
  • Ways to keep your protagonist active.
  • How to navigate phases of play and structuring when writing.
  • Brainstorming a show in real time, using practical frameworks for character dynamics and story beats.
  • Bringing in a B and a C story.

You can find out more about Chris’ work here:

https://www.chrishead.com

 

You can find the blog post referenced here (including links to scripts):

https://www.comedy.co.uk/pro/inside_track/structuring-your-30-minute-script

 

You can find the transcript at:

https://comedymasterclass.com

 

And Danielle’s socials here:

https://twitter.com/daniellekrage

https://www.instagram.com/dekrage

https://bsky.app/profile/daniellekrage.bsky.social

 

 

 

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