Improv 401 Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm
Improv 401: Harold Workshop
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 301 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Jan 16, 2020, 6:30pm|
|Price||$450 + Fees|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performances||Feb 9, 2020, 4:00pm
Mar 8, 2020, 3:00pm
The course focuses on playing truthfully, to the top of your intelligence, while practicing agreement and support. Students will be sensitive to the games of their scenes, and connect the scenes into one cohesive piece (the "Harold").
Teachers will offer more individual feedback at this level.
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.
Students will take part in at least two class performances, 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. All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.
Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #232
Billy Merritt, teacher
Billy Merritt has been a performer, teacher, and director with the UCB Theatre since it first opened in New York. He's a founding member of improv groups The Swarm, and The Stepfathers in New York, and The Smokes in Los Angeles. Billy teaches all levels of improv at UCB as well as developing several improvised long forms such as The Documentary and The Improvised One Act Play.
Billy appeared on the Upright Citizens Brigade TV show, MTV's Boiling Points, Best Week Ever, and Reno 911. Billy also voices Fryman on the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe. He currently can be seen on Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy as the legendary Dirk Hamsteak, and as Dad on The Divorced Dad Cooking Show.
Thing are going well.
Also Billy and Will Hines wrote a book on Improvisation called Pirate Robot Ninja: An Improv Fable
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