Academy Improv Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm

Academy Improv: Forms and Scenework

Prerequisites Accepted into the UCB Academy
Scheduled Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date Aug 22, 2019, 6:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Oct 12, 2019, 5:30pm
Each academy class course is instructor-driven. Students will study Long Form improv at a high level and will receive in-depth personal feedback about their own performance and progress as improvisers. Please read below for the specific focus of this course.


Build A Show with Billy Merritt

Are you on a team that is looking for direction? This class will focus on building a show by defining your groups strengths and finding the form that fits best. We will sample different types of Monoscenes, Weird Harolds, Docs, and other forms. Culminating with a Longform designed by class. 

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 Billy Merritt has been a performer, teacher, and director with the UCB Theatre since it first opened in New York. He's a founding member of improv groups The Swarm, and The Stepfathers in New York, and The Smokes in Los Angeles. Billy teaches all levels of improv at UCB as well as developing several improvised long forms such as The Documentary and The Improvised One Act Play.
Billy appeared on the Upright Citizens Brigade TV show, MTV's Boiling Points, Best Week Ever, and Reno 911. Billy also voices Fryman on the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe. He currently can be seen on Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy as the legendary Dirk Hamsteak, and as Dad on The Divorced Dad Cooking Show.
Thing are going well.
Also Billy and Will Hines wrote a book on Improvisation called Pirate Robot Ninja: An Improv Fable

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