Improv 101 1-Week Mon-Fri 11am-6pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled 1-Week Mon-Fri 11am-6pm
Start Date Dec 2, 2019, 11:00am
Price $450 + Fees
Class Size 17 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Dec 7, 2019, 1:15pm

Students will learn the fundamentals of long-form improvisation
including: agreement, active listening, playing characters, playing
truthfully and to the top of your intelligence and group mind.

Understanding the fundamentals will be achieved through exercises and
scene work in class.




Course meets for 8 sessions, each 2 hours long.

Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone.



This
online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct
live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.



Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:





NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)


Please note all tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.

Class meets for one week, from 11am-2pm & 3-6pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Due to the nature of the intensive class, make-ups are much harder to schedule.

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #229


Jessica Elaina Eason, teacher

Jessica Elaina Eason Jessica comes to Los Angeles by way of NY, Massachusetts (GO PATS, SOX, CELTICS, BRUINS) and Bogota, Colombia. She has been improvising all over NYC since 1999 and LA since 2011. Her first improv training was with Paul Sills at The New Actors Workshop, and Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Armando Diaz and Ian Roberts at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Jessica co-created, co-wrote and co-produced the popular web series 'The Real Housewives of South Boston' with Paulilu Productions. (over a million views) You may have seen her recently on Adult Swim's 'Newsreaders' and AMC's 'The Writers Room'.

Jessica is a proud member of the improv groups Ms. Jackson, The Ladies of Ann Taylor Loft, and Neutrino, the creators of Neutrino: The Video Projects which took them to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the HBO Comedy Festival, and won them Ensemble of the Year award at the Chicago Improv Festival. Jessica has written and performed two one person shows, 'American Standard' and 'Staunch'. She also co-wrote and performed along with her husband a successful sketch show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre NY and LA "D-Bags, A-Holes & Lovers". Time Out New York said, "Eason and Eason have great chemistry onstage...This duo is definitely one to watch." Jessica studied at the New Actors Workshop with George Morrison & Mike Nichols, and T Schreiber Studios with Terry Schreiber. Her dream roles are Mama Rose in "Gypsy" and Karen in Steven Soderbergh's "Out of Sight". (because they're going to remake that movie right? with everyone in the original except for J Lo....right? RIGHT?!) Jessica's best production so far is the birth of her amazing son.

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