Focus on the Game - ONLINE Sundays 11am-2pm

Focus on the Game - ONLINE: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites Completion of Improv 101 or Intro within last two years
Scheduled Sundays 11am-2pm
Start Date Feb 2, 2020, 11:00am
Price $450 + Fees
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 28, 2020, 4:00pm

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



All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.   

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #224



Will McLaughlin, teacher

Will McLaughlin

Will McLaughlin is a Meisner trained actor and began studying with the UCB in New York City in 2001 and moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to be part of the UCB's new west coast theater. Best idea he's ever had. Prior to becoming a professional actor and teacher he was a sous-chef, a window washer, a weekend DJ and an advertising copywriter. But the best job he's ever had is being a teacher at the UCB Theater. 

Will has a recurring role on Parks And Recreation as officer Randy Killnose. He can also be seen on the shows Happy Endings, Ben And Kate, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The League, Law And Order SVU and Third Watch. His films include Men In Black 3, Gigantic, and Terrorists where he shared his first on screen kiss with the UCB's Ian Roberts. He mostly plays cops, but seriously, he's versatile. He can also play security guards.

Registration Unavailable
Why can't I register?

Schedule