Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10096) Del Close Marathon Workshop Friday 1-4pm Betsy Stover


Del Close Marathon Workshop: Special Marathon Workshop

Prerequisites
May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled
Friday 1-4pm
Start Date
Fri June 27, 2014, 1:00pm EDT
Price
$50.00


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

SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: Dynamic Scenework with Betsy Stover


No gimmicks. No complicated forms. Just good, old school, great long form improv. Join one of ucb's longest-tenured teachers for an intensive clinic on how to use simple, classic techniques to turn yourself into a less thinky, more adventurous scene partner.


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.

Betsy Stover, Teacher

Betsy Stover is excited to be in Los Angeles! She has been withthe UCBT in NYC since 1997, serving as an improviser, actor, writer, director, and coach. She's been on numerous UCBT Harold teams including COWBOT, ICE-NINE, and DECOSTER; and in a million UCBT shows, including ASSSSCAT 3000, LET'S HAVE A BALL, and the two NYC SOUNDTRACKS LIVE shows directed by, respectively, Amy Poehler and David Wain. She wrote and performed two long-running UCBT sketch shows with her comedy partner, Katty Biscone. BETSY & KATTY's eponymous debut was directed by Rob Corddry. Betsy toured nationally with the one-woman off-Broadway show, MOTHER LOAD. She also co-hosted HOT FOR TEACHER: THE FACULTY SHOW at UCB East in NYC, a free-form improv show with a rotating cast of UCBT teachers. Betsy has taught improv comedy at UCBT since 2001.

Betsy appeared in countless sketches on NBC's LATE NIGHT WITHCONAN O'BRIEN, and has starred in many television and radio commercials. She is currently working on developing original content for Nick Mom.

Betsy attended New York University and studied acting, directing,and production design at Tisch's Playwrights Horizons Theater School. Betsy studied improv with Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Armando Diaz, Mick Napier, Joe Bill, and Mark Sutton, as well as comedy writing with Emily Spivey, Matt Besser, Ali Farrahnakian, and Joe Toplyn. 

Follow @BetsyStover on Twitter, where she mostly makes jokes andobservations about the 1 and 3 year old sons she shares with her husband, Ari Voukydis, a fellow UCBT performer and teacher, in the chaos thunderdome that is their life.

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