Improv 201 Tues-Fri 11am-2pm
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Jan 22, 2019, 11:00am|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Feb 2, 2019, 12:00pm|
Students will be taught: 1) identifying "games," 2) heightening - finding new ways to make your scenes get funnier from start to finish, 3) realizing how patterns support the "game," 4) second beats (returning to scenes later in a piece).
This course meets for 8 sessions that are each 3 hours long.
Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at the UCB Theatre.
Students are required to see at least 2 improvised shows at the UCB Theater before the end of the course.
Admission to 301 after the completion of this course is not guaranteed. Students will be judged on their application of concepts that they have learned in Improv 101 & 201. The Training Center will send placement notification to students within 10 days of the Improv 201 graduation performance. Students may not enroll in Improv 301 before receiving this notification.
Class Size: 16 Students
Mike Leffingwell, teacher
Mike Leffingwell has written material for The Onion News Network, Playboy.com, Marc Maron's Air America radio show, the Late Late Show, My Damn Channel and Reader's Digest, and has worked as a staff writer for Hulu and Reelz Channel. On TV Mike has appeared on Conan, Talk Show with Spike Feresten, MANswers, and in several national commercials. He was also in the films iSteve and The Mad Ones. Mike is a longtime teacher and performer at UCB LA, where he has performed with Daily Sheriff, Typhoon, Fun Town, several Harold teams, and in his one-man sketch show Stupid Husbands. Currently Mike is working as a staff writer for Netflix's The New Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show, and can be seen at UCB in 12 ANGRY MEN: THE ONE MAN SHOW. Mike Mike Mike!Registration Unavailable
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