Academy Performance Tuesdays 7-10pm

Academy Performance: Performance Focused Courses

Prerequisites Accepted into the UCB Academy
Scheduled Tuesdays 7-10pm
Start Date Jan 15, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 6 sessions, 3 hours each
Performances Feb 10, 2019, 6:00pm
Feb 17, 2019, 6:00pm
Feb 24, 2019, 6:00pm
Each academy class is instructor-driven. Students in this course will focus on preparing for a series of performances, whether it is an existing form or a form developed within the class itself. The Documentary with Billy Merritt
The Improvised Documentary blends presentational and representational improv techniques in the style of Christopher Guest's 'Waiting For Guffman', or Netfix's 'American Vandal'. The class will pick specific type of genre, [crime, bio, history] and do three performances.


Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #232 




IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THE REFUND POLICY FOR ACADEMY COURSES. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS IF WITHDRAWAL REQUEST IS RECEIVED LESS THAN 1 FULL BUSINESS DAY PRIOR TO THE START OF COURSE.   



All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee. 
 



If you are approved for Academy and wish to take this class, you may enroll now.
More information about our Academy program can be found here: https://ucbtrainingcenter.com/academy

Billy Merritt, teacher

Billy Merritt has been a performer, teacher, and director with the UCB Theatre since it first opened in New York. He is a founding member of improv groups The Swarm, and The Stepfathers in New York, and The Smokes in Los Angeles. As a teacher Billy has developed many improvised longform shows. Such as, The Documentary, Improvised One Acts, The Ninja, Murder Murder, Robot Theatre, and the Holiday Spectacular. His TV credits include MTV's Boiling Points, Best Week Ever, Reno 911, Law and Order, Workaholics, Happy Endings, Weeds, Parks and Rec., Brooklyn Nine Nine, and Another Period. He was the host of "Uncorked" with Billy Merritt, a food, wine and travel show that can still be seen on Hulu. Billy's voice can be heard on the new Cartoon Network show Steven Universe, and can currently be seen on IFC in the Divorced Dad Cooking Show shorts as well as Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy coming soon on Sony Digital's Crackle.

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