Improv 201 Saturdays 11:30am-2:30pm
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Dec 7, 2019, 11:30am|
|Price||$450 + Fees|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Feb 6, 2020, 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.
All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.
Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #225
NO CLASS DECEMBER 28
Mike Leffingwell, teacher
Mike Leffingwell has written for Dreamworks Animation Television, Hulu, the Late Late Show, My Damn Channel, Reader's Digest and the Onion. On TV Mike has appeared on The Goldbergs, Conan and in several national commercials. Mike is a longtime performer and teacher at UCB LA, where he was a member of several Harold teams, all with ridiculous names, as well as in his one-man shows "Stupid Husbands" and "12 Angry Men (the One Man Show)." Currently Mike can be seen at UCB on the first and third Tuesday of every month playing with Teacher's Lounge. Mike Mike Mike!Login to Register