Upright Citizens BrigadeImprovisation and Sketch ComedyTraining Center
(10106) Improv 401 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm David Siegel
Improv 401: Harold Workshop
Completion of Improv 301 within previous two years
Sun July 13, 2014, 6:30pm EDT
Improv 401 serves as the end official "end" of our improv program. This course offers students the chance to strengthen their individual skills while giving them more practice with the long form improvisation performance known as the Harold.
The course focuses on playing truthfully, to the top of your intelligence, while practicing agreement and support. Students will be sensitive to the games of their scenes, and connect the scenes into one cohsive piece (the "Harold").
Teachers will offer more individual feedback at this level.
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.
Students will take part in at least two class performances, 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 does not meet August 30
David Siegel, Teacher
David has been studying and performing at the UCB Theatre since 2006. He is an alumnus of Harold Night, having performed with numerous UCB house teams over the years, including "Tantrum," "Whorenado," "Badman," and "Greg." He was also an original cast member in the improvised political satire show "The Spin" which had a successful run at UCB. David has studied with Michael Delaney, Anthony King, Christina Gausas, Zach Ward and many others, and he's thrilled to be teaching at UCB after joining the faculty in 2010. Before moving to New York David taught and performed with Dirty South Improv in North Carolina. He is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.