Improv 201 Tues-Fri 11am-2pm
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Aug 27, 2019, 11:00am|
|Class Size||17 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Sep 9, 2019, 5:30pm|
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 meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #224
Brandon Gardner, teacher
Brandon is a writer, performer, stage director and improv teacher in Los Angeles after 10 years doing all those things in New York.
Brandon is a member of the UCB TourCo All-Stars with whom he occasionally performs and teaches workshops across the country.
Brandon has been an instructor at UCB since 2009 and has taught workshops in improvisation at theaters and Universities around the world.
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