Focus on the Game - ONLINE Fridays 3-6pm
Focus on the Game - ONLINE: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 or Intro within last two years|
|Start Date||Sep 13, 2019, 3:00pm|
|Price||$450 + Fees|
|Class Size||17 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Nov 4, 2019, 5:30pm|
The UCB Training Center teaches quality comedic scenes focus on one central comedic idea: referred to as "The Game" of the scene.
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).
*** NOTE: THIS IS AN ENTIRELY ONLINE CLASS. FOR A LIMITED TIME THIS CLASS CAN REPLACE IMPROV 201.
You would be able to sign up for Improv 301 when the Training Center reopens.
NOTE CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC TIME
Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #232
All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.
Carrie McCrossen, teacher
Carrie is a New York-based actor and comedian. She has performed with The Pearl Theatre Company, and at Joe's Pub, LPR, Ars Nova. Regionally she has appeared at The Depot, Oberon (ART,) and Geva Theatre. She holds a BA in Theater from Fordham University.
Carrie's show All in Favor, which she wrote and also performs in, is currently running at UCB.
Her solo show, MILP: Moms I'd Like to Portray, ran at the UCBT in 2016. Carrie also performs improv every Friday night with her team, Bucky, and is a member of the house musical improv team, Rumpleteaser. Previous UCB credits include Women & Men (Harold,) GoodGirl (Harold,) Huxtable, (Lloyd) and Chunk, Ripley, One Idiot (Maude,) 1770-Something, Baseball is America and the UCBT ten-minute plays.
Carrie has appeared in videos for Funny or Die, TV Land, Above Average, College Humor, MTV, NatGeo, UCB Comedy, YES Network, MLB and FLAMA. She was the longtime host of Comcast Xfinity's On-Demand Channel. Carrie has also written and produced digital content for CH2, NickMom and iVillage.com. Her pilot Subscribe Now, is a finalist for Nantucket Film Festival's Showtime Tony Cox award and a semi-finalist for Series Fest.
At any given moment, Carrie is probably carrying more than one tote bag.
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