Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10056) Del Close Marathon Workshop Tuesday 3:30-6:30pm Neil Casey


Del Close Marathon Workshop: Special Marathon Workshop

Prerequisites
May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled
Tuesday 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date
Tue June 24, 2014, 3:30pm EDT
Price
$50.00


Prerequisite: Completed or currently enrolled in Improv 401 or out-of town performer.*

SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: THE INVOCATION with Neil Casey

What if I told you there was an opening for your Harolds that was watchable, theatrical, and instantly demanded commitment from you as a performer? What if it was also effective for brainstorming premises and was also basically trippy witchcraft? Would you want to have it explained by someone who really loves it and then try it a few times yourself? Then this workshop is for you.


PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR THESE DCM WORKSHOPS. READ THE POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING AND ENROLLING

Maximum class size is 16.

* You must be listed on the DCM website as a performer in a group from out of town to enroll.  The registrar will check for your name and if you are not listed when you enroll, you will be removed from the workshop and lose $50.

Neil Casey, Teacher

Neil Casey has been performing at the UCB Theatre since 2001 and teaching since 2007.

He has improvised in dozens of main stage shows at the UCB including Monkeydick, Instant Cinema, Death By Roo Roo, and ASSSSCAT.

He also improvises as one quarter of Krompf and one half of the Two Man Movie and the shorter of the duo Casey & Woods.

Neil has written and acted in many sketch shows over the years including Your Favorite ThingNeil Casey's Sentimental Irish Christmas and Small Men

He has directed dozens of shows including Katie Dippold's One-Woman Murder MysteryGod's Pottery Saves the WorldWaiting For Obama: A Night at the Hall of Presidentsand many other sketch reviews, variety shows, showcases, and monthly house team productions.

Neil wrote for Season 38 of Saturday Night Live, Season 2 of Inside Amy Schumer, and Season 3 of Kroll Show. He has been nominated for two WGA Awards and two Prime-Time Emmy Awards.

He has appeared on Saturday Night Live on NBC in a giraffe costume, Fat Guy Stuck in Internet on Adult Swim,Inside Amy SchumerBroad CityThe League and Kroll Show on Comedy Central, Playing House on USA and on the big screen in Derrick Comedy's Mystery Team, the upcoming Brother's Keeper and Fort Tilden which won the the Grand Jury Award at the 2014 SxSW Film Festival.

You can also catch him in a million videos from CollegeHumor, FunnyOrDie, and UCBcomedy which you can call up on your laptop or Roku box or whatever you prefer.

Neil has a degree in English with a concentration in Drama and a minor in Theatre from the University of Delaware where he studied stage directing under internationally renowned director and Brecht scholar Dr. Heinz-Uwe Haus. He studied improv under Armando Diaz, Michael Delaney, Kevin Mullaney, Owen Burke, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh.

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