Improv 301 ONLINE Thursdays 11am-1pm PT/2-4pm ET
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Thursdays 11am-1pm PT/2-4pm ET|
|Start Date||Aug 19, 2021, 11:00am|
|Class Size||12 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 2 hours each|
|Performance||Oct 14, 2021, 11:00am|
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: Thursday, October 14 - 11am PT/2pm ET
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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