Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(7454) Advanced Study Harold Tuesdays 3-6pm Betsy Stover


Advanced Study Harold: Advanced Harold Workshop

Prerequisites
Completion of 401; Acceptance to Advanced Study Improv
Scheduled
Tuesdays 3-6pm
Start Date
Tue August 21, 2012, 3:00pm EDT
Price
$350.00

Each master class course offered at this level is instructor-driven. Students will get to study the Harold and related performance pieces at an advanced level and will receive in-depth personal feedback about their own performance and progress as improvisers.


Advanced Harold Workshop with Betsy Stover

In this class there will be emphasis on be grounded, patient, trusting scene work and team work. We will concentrate on object and environment work, discovering games organically, and the concept of simply "being" in a scene and existing in a given reality.

Students must be accepted into the Advanced Study Program to register for this course. For more information on Advanced Study, see this page: http://newyork.ucbtheatre.com/classes/advanced

If you are approved for Advanced Study and wish to take this class please EMAIL [email protected] with the subject "Permission Stover 7454 Advanced Study Harold". Even if you have received permission to register for previous Advanced Study courses, you still need to send an email and wait for a reply.

Note: Spaces in the course will be allotted to students in the order that application emails are received. The status of the course may change to "Sold Out" and back to "Request Permission" when students are being enrolled, but you do NOT need to reapply to this class if that happens. Your original email request will be kept on file and you will be contacted if a space becomes available for you.

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.

Schedule

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    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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  • UCB NYC Classroom 3
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    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
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  • UCB NYC Classroom 3
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • Performance

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