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
Price $350
Class Size 12 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 2 hours each
Performance Oct 14, 2021, 11:00am

Improv 301
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

3) Perform
"Group Games"

4) Second and third beats (returning to scenes later in
the piece).



Course meets for 8 sessions, each 2 hours long.

You cannot enroll in this course until you receive written notice that
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].

Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone. 


This
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:


https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7317473?hl=en

 

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 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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