Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10069) Del Close Marathon Workshop Wednesday 7-10pm Johnny Meeks


Del Close Marathon Workshop: Special Marathon Workshop

Prerequisites
May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled
Wednesday 7-10pm
Start Date
Wed June 25, 2014, 7:00pm EDT
Price
$50.00


Prerequisite: Completed or currently enrolled in Improv 201 or out-of town performer.*

SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: Exploring the Why with Johnny Meels


This workshop will work on using justifications to extend the life of the game in in your scenework. We will use emotionally committed scenework exercises to fight ironic detachment, explore why you are staying in the scene and make why the fun part of the scene!


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.

Johnny Meeks, Teacher

Johnny has been studying and performing with the UCB Theatre Los Angeles since its inception and has been trained by Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh of the Upright Citizens Brigade. His improv comedy experience began eons ago when he represented the Webster Groves High School Statesmen on its improv team. Johnny went on to found an improv troupe at Ohio Wesleyan University where he taught and directed for four years and continues to coach periodically. He also founded the Control Group, a sketch and Improv group in Washington, DC.

As an actor, his television credits include Modern Family,
Up All Night,  Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV::, Lopez Tonight, Spike TV's Players, HBO Funny or Die Presents and Talkshow with Spike Feresten. Johnny co-wrote and starred in the film Alleyball, winner "Best Feature" of both the SoCal Independent Film Festival and the New York Independent Features Festival.

Currently, Johnny can be seen at UCBTLA on the house team Sentimental Lady and has appeared in many shows including Asssscat, Soundtrack, ROUGH CUT: The improvised movie and Sketch Cram.

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