Improv 301 ONLINE Thursdays 7-9pm PT/10pm-12am ET
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Thursdays 7-9pm PT/10pm-12am ET|
|Start Date||Mar 11, 2021, 7:00pm|
|Class Size||12 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 2 hours each|
|Performance||May 6, 2021, 7:00pm|
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
4) Second and third beats (returning to scenes later in
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 2 hours long.
you have successfully completed Improv 201. ONLY if 10 days have passed
since your last class and you have not received this
information, please email Lindsay Lefler at [email protected].
online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct
live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.
Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:
NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
GRAD SHOW: May 6 - 7pm PT/10pm ET
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Betsy Stover, teacher
Betsy Stover has been with the UCBT in NYC since 1997, serving as an improviser, actor, writer, director, and teacher. She's been on numerous UCB teams including COWBOT, ICE-NINE, and DECOSTER; and in a million UCBT shows, including ASSSSCAT 3000, LET'S HAVE A BALL, HOT FOR TEACHER, DIAMOND LION, TUESDAY CLUB, MAGIC TO DO, and the two NYC SOUNDTRACKS LIVE shows directed by, respectively, Amy Poehler and David Wain. She wrote and performed two long-running UCBT sketch shows with her comedy partner, Katty Biscone. BETSY & KATTY's eponymous debut was directed by Rob Corddry. Betsy toured nationally with the one-woman off-Broadway show, MOTHER LOAD.
Betsy starred in countless late night television sketches, radio and television commercials, including many national network spots. Betsy is in the upcoming Lifetime show, AMERICAN PRINCESS. She also stars in the webseries DRINK AND BE MOMMY.
Most recently, Betsy provided the voice of a sassy, melodramatic monkey in MONKEY UP, and the voice of an elderly poodle in PUP STAR 3: WORLD TOUR, both feature films.
Betsy studied acting, directing, and production design at NYU Tisch. Betsy studied improv with Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Armando Diaz, Mick Napier, Joe Bill, and Mark Sutton, as well as comedy writing with Emily Spivey, Matt Besser, Ali Farrahnakian, and Joe Toplyn.
Betsy can currently be seen at UCB Sunset in the show she co-hosts with Ari Voukydis and Jessica Eason, TEACHER'S LOUNGE. Listen to her weekly podcast, WHY MOMMY DRINKS, an Apple Podcast New & Notable show!