Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10107) Improv 301 Fridays 6:30-9:30pm David Siegel


Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites
Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled
Fridays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date
Fri July 11, 2014, 6:30pm EDT
Price
$400.00

[b]If you took Improv 201 in January 2010 or later, you cannot enroll in this course until you receive written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201. ONLY if 10 days have passed since your graduation performance and you have not received this information, please email the registrar at [email protected] for NY classes or [email protected] for LA classes.[/b]

This course introduces students to the long form improvisation structure known as "The Harold," developed by Del Close.

"The Harold" is a series of scenes inspired by a single suggestion that fit together into one cohesive half hour piece. Students learn how to 1) perform openings, 2) create scenes inspired by an opening 3) perform "group games," 4) second and third beats (returning to scenes later in the piece).

Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.

Students will take part in a class performance, 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 Size: 16 Students


Class does not meet August 29

David Siegel, Teacher

David has been studying at the UCB Theatre since 2006, and he can currently be seen performing with "Sherlock & Cookies" as part of Harold Night. After performing with a number of house ensembles, David began teaching regularly in 2010. Before moving to New York, David studied and performed with Dirty South Improv. He's a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #2

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #6

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #7

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
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    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
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  • Class #8

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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