Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(7319) Advanced Study Performance Sundays 6:30pm & Thursdays 7pm Achilles Stamatelaky


Advanced Study Performance: Advanced Performance Workshop

Prerequisites
Advanced Study Harold; Application only
Scheduled
Sundays 6:30pm & Thursdays 7pm
Start Date
Thu July 12, 2012, 7:00pm EDT
Price
$350.00






The Evente taught by Achilles Stamatelaky

The Evente is a form where the first scene is the last scene. The first scene establish a high stakes, life-altering event. In the scenes afterwards, we flash back and flash forward, expanding the world and exploring the characters we met in that event. Finally, we return to the first scene again -- in the meantime creating a high stakes, life-altering, and HILARIOUS improv show.

The Evente was developed by Armando Diaz, pioneered by the legendary UCB team Respecto Montalban, and is currently performed by Airwolf.


Pre-requisite: To apply, you must have completed one Advanced Study Harold course.

If you are interested in taking this class, send an email to [email protected] with the subject "ASP Evente 7319 A Stamatelaky", by 12pm on Friday June 22nd. We will review the applicants and send a notice to those who have been accepted by Thursday, June 28th.

Do not apply for this course if you can not attend all 8 classes and 4 shows. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR A SPOT IN THIS CLASS UNLESS YOU PLAN TO TAKE IT!

Maximum class size is 16.


IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THE REFUND POLICY FOR THESE CLASSES: THERE ARE NO REFUNDS STARTING 24 HOURS BEFORE THE FIRST SESSION (OR A FULL BUSINESS DAY FOR WEEKEND CLASSES).

Achilles Stamatelaky, Teacher

Achilles Stamatelaky is a comedy writer and performer in New York City. He is currently a writer for Comedy Central's hit series Broad City.

Achilles has been writing and performing improv and sketch comedy at The UCB Theatre for a decade. He improvises weekly with his group Airwolf, which performs at UCB's East Village Theatre every Saturday at 8:30 PM.

Previous shows and house teams include Harold Night (T.R.U.C.K.S., Whorenado, Penthouse Riot, and Standard Oil), Maude Night (The Prom and (212), Night Late (produces a brand-new late night talk show with a new guest every month), and the video team Scraps which produced content for UCB Comedy's YouTube Channel. He was a founding member of Hot Lather, which created "As The Diamond Burns," UCB's long-running improvised soap opera. He has also performed throughout New York City with dozens of independent improv groups.

Achilles' sketches have been featured on Splitsider, NY Magazine's "Vulture Blog," and Roger Ebert's blog. He has written for YouTube's Official Comedy channel, Plume Publishing's Coloring For Grown-Ups Series, and contributed writing to MTV2, PauliLu, and Funny Or Die.

He has also created two sold out Harry Potter-themed shows for UCB: Up Late! With Lord Voldemort! (2007) which was featured in The Gothamist and NY Magazine's "Vulture Blog"; and The Kirk Cameron Repertory Players Present: A Harry Potter Musical! (2010 and 2011), which was featured in TimeOut NY, The Huffington Post, and WNYC. He also directed, produced, and wrote for The Heisenberg and Friends Breaking Bad Variety Hour (2013), a sold out Breaking Bad-themed event. He has also directed numerous shows and groups at the theatre, including The Evente and The Word.

Achilles has appeared in commercials for Nickelodeon, Comcast, ESPN (among others) as well as various internet videos, The Colbert Report, and Broad City. Achilles is an instructor at the UCB Training Center and has been teaching since 2010. He was also the former Associate Artistic Director of UCB Theatre NY.

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  • UCB NYC Classroom 3
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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  • Performance

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  • UCB NYC Classroom 3
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCBT NYC
    307 W 26th St (btwn 8th & 9th)

     
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