Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(7285) Improv 201 Tuesdays 6:15-9:15pm Ben Rameaka


Improv 201: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
Scheduled
Tuesdays 6:15-9:15pm
Start Date
Tue June 19, 2012, 6:15pm EDT
Price
$350.00

The UCB Training Center teaches quality comedic scenes focus on one central comedic idea: referred to as "The Game" of the scene.

Students will be taught: 1) identifying "games," 2) heightening - finding new ways to make your scenes get funnier from start to finish, 3) realizing how patterns support the "game," 4) second beats (returning to scenes later in a piece).

This course meets for 8 sessions that are each 3 hours long.

Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at the UCB Theatre.

Students are required to see at least 2 improvised shows at the UCB Theater before the end of the course.

Admission to 301 after the completion of this course is not guaranteed. Students will be judged on their application of concepts that they have learned in Improv 101 & 201. The Training Center will send placement notification to students within 10 days of the Improv 201 graduation performance. Students may not enroll in Improv 301 before receiving this notification.

Class Size: 16 Students


Class does not meet June 26

Admission to 301 after the completion of this course is not guaranteed. Students will be judged on their application of concepts that they have learned in Improv 101 & 201. The Training Center will send placement notification to students within 10 days of the Improv 201 graduation performance. Students may not enroll in Improv 301 before receiving this notification.


Ben Rameaka, Teacher

Ben Rameaka is an  improviser, actor and voice over artist. He has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Vermont and an MFA from the now defunct Actor's Studio program at the New School.  He has been in many UCB productions including KILLGORE, Greatest Concert Ever, and the hit show "Waiting For Obama: A Night At The Hall Of Presidents"  which went to the San Francisco Sketchfest.  He performs on the UCB house team Airwolf every Saturday night.  He has done voiceovers for Bullfrog Suntan Lotion, Trojan Condoms, Popeye's Chicken, D'Angelo's and a couple other restaurants but no other prophylactic companies. He also has a micro part in Amazon.com's original pilot "Alpha House."

Schedule

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June 2012
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 4
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 2
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 4
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 4
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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This Course is Completed.