Improv 301 Mondays 6:30-9:30pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Sep 9, 2019, 6:30pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Nov 2, 2019, 4:00pm|
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
All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.
Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #225
Gavin Speiller, teacher
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.Login to Register