Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(7487) Improv 401 Wednesdays 3-6pm Brandon Gardner


Improv 401: Harold Workshop

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 301 within previous two years
Scheduled
Wednesdays 3-6pm
Start Date
Wed August 15, 2012, 3:00pm EDT
Price
$350.00

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.


Note: Session 2 will meet at a location other than UCB Training Center.

Brandon Gardner, Teacher

Brandon is a writer, performer, director and teacher at the UCB Theater in NY. A native of Saranac Lake, NY, Brandon graduated from Binghamton University with a degree in Theatre and performed with the improv/sketch comedy group, "The Pappy Parker Players."

Brandon is a member of the UCB TourCo All-Stars with whom he performs and teaches workshops across the country. When he isn't touring Brandon can be seen performing every weekend with Let's Have a Ball, The Curfew and Improv Nerds at the UCB NY and UCB East theaters. As a writer, Brandon has written over twenty original sketch shows with UCB Maude Teams as well as the political one-act play HOT TEA.


Brandon is proud to have been a teacher at the UCB Training Center since 2009 where is the world record holder for level 201 classes taught.

Schedule

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August 2012
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  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 1
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    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 NYC Classroom 1
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 1
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • Class #5

    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 1
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • Class #7

    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 1
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 5
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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  • Class #8

    UCB NYC Classroom 1
     
  • Performance

    UCBT NYC
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 1
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCBT NYC
    307 W 26th St (btwn 8th & 9th)

     
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