Improv 301 Mondays 6:30-9:30pm

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Mondays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date Apr 8, 2019, 6:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Jun 8, 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 #225

NO CLASS MAY 27





Gavin Speiller, teacher

Gavin Speiller

Gavin Speiller is a writer and performer living in New York. He can currently be seen improvising at the UCB Theatre every Saturday with Death By Roo Roo. Gavin has improvised in many, many shows at UCB (Asssscat, Outlook Of The Poet, Harold Night & more) and has written for many as well (Beneath Gristedes, Gavin Speiller Needs Your Approval, Now That's What I Call Rogue Elephant! & more). He's also written/acted in many web videos, traveled across the country with UCB's National Touring Company and been in a bunch of TV commercials. Gavin loves college basketball and dogs.

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