Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10037) Improv 301 Mondays 9am-12pm Don Fanelli


Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites
Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled
Mondays 9am-12pm
Start Date
Mon June 9, 2014, 9:00am EDT
Price
$400.00

[b]If you took Improv 201 in January 2010 or later, 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 graduation performance and you have not received this information, please email the registrar at [email protected] for NY classes or [email protected] for LA classes.[/b]

This course 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 3 hours long.

Students will take part in a class performance, 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.

Class Size: 16 Students


Don Fanelli, Teacher

Don has studied under some of the best teachers and improvisers at the UCB Theater since 2007, and has performed regularly since 2010.  He has performed on a number of Harold teams, including Sandino, and currently performs with Salmon Diane.  He also acts on Maude Night with Dinner, and formally with Gramps.


Don has studied with Bill Esper, in the two year acting intensive at the William Esper Studio, has performed in numerous shows at the UCB theatre, and has appeared in a bunch of short plays, commercials, promos, videos, and TV shows, like 30 Rock.


Don has been an active coach of all levels of improv since 2010 and now looks forward to teaching at the UCB.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #2

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #3

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #4

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
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  • Class #5

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #7

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #8

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
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    UCB EAST
     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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This Course is Completed.