Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10062) Del Close Marathon Workshop Wednesday 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
Wednesday 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date
Wed June 25, 2014, 3:30pm EDT
Price
$50.00


Prerequisite: Approved for Advanced Study or out-of town performer.*

SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: IT'S HAPPENING with Neil Casey

Advanced scenework workshop focusing on building organic scenes by playing real and reacting honestly. The goal is to make "Who Gives a Shit" a first class citizen of your scene once "Who","What", and "Where" are taken care of. House team or similar experience strongly suggested.


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 working at the UCB Theatre since 2001 and teaching since 2007. He has performed improv on the Harold Teams Filth, Trillion, and Grenade vs. Washing Machine as well as the Weekend Teams Monkeydick and currently Death By Roo Roo. He is also a regular performer at ASSSSCAT and a member of the powerhouse comedy quartet Krompf which performs whenever all of its members are in town.

Neil has written and performed in sketch shows including Your Favorite Thing, Gameface, Krompf's The Ol' Factory, Beneath Gristedes and in many one-off shows, showcases and reviews at the UCB.

Neil is proud to have directed dozens of shows including Slow Night, Katie Dippold's One-Woman Murder Mystery, Buffoons: Never Gonna Give, God's Pottery Saves the World, Waiting For Obama: A Night at the Hall of Presidents and has worked regularly directing the Maude Team Stone Cold Fox for over two years and the Beta Team Diamonds, Wow since their inception.

Neil has been seen on Adult Swim's Fat Guy Stuck In Internet, IFC's The Whitest Kids U'Know, promos for ESPN and Comedy Central and on the internet in original videos from CollegeHumor, FunnyOrDie and UCBComedy.com and was a contributing writer to the sitcom Big Lake on Comedy Central.

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.

Neil has also worked since 2006 as the Technology Tsar for the UCB Theatre making 1s and 0s fly around in interesting ways.

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