Improv 301 Mondays 7-10PM

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Mondays 7-10PM
Start Date Jan 28, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 30, 2019, 4:00pm
You cannot enroll in this course until you receive written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201. ONLY if 10 days have passed since your graduation performance and you have not received this information, please email the registrar at [email protected] for NY classes or [email protected] for LA classes.

 This course introduces students to the long form improvisation structure known as "The Harold," developed by Del Close.

"The Harold" is a series of scenes inspired by a single suggestion that fit together into one cohesive half hour piece. Students learn how to 1) perform openings, 2) create scenes inspired by an opening 3) perform "group games," 4) second and third beats (returning to scenes later in the piece).

Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.

Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at the UCB Theatre.

Students required to see at least 2 improvised shows at the UCB Theater before the end of the course.

Class Size: 16 Students Please note all tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #224


Gilli Nissim, teacher

Gilli Nissim Gilli performs with the wild and wonderful improv team Winslow. They can be seen at the show Winslow presents, Hi Honey! at UCB Franklin every Friday at 9:30pm.

Gilli also hosts an interactive and cathartic late night-style talk show called We're Gross with Gilli Nissim so now she wants to be a late night host. Dammit.

She has created several viral sensations as a writer at Defy Media and Funny or Die and is currently a staff writer on The Other Two, coming soon to Comedy Central.

Interests: Dining out at reasonably priced restaurants with large portion sizes, petting dogs from up close, and waving at dogs from afar. @time2getgill

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