(8180) Advanced Study Performance Thursdays 7-10pm Ari Voukydis
Advanced Study Performance: Advanced Performance Workshop
- Advanced Study Harold; Application only
- Thursdays 7-10pm
- Start Date
- Thu April 4, 2013, 7:00pm EDT
YOU MUST APPLY TO BE IN THIS CLASS, SEE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.
Non-Traditional Harolds Taught by Ari Voukydis
The Harold is dead! Long live the Harold! Ari Voukydis injects life and excitement into the grandaddy of long-form structures with some of the best students in the UCB system.
This class will perform at the theatre for 4 weeks.
If you are interested in taking this class, send an email to [email protected] with the subject
"Advanced Study Performance Harold 8180 Codeword Committee"
by 5pm on Thursday March 14th. We will review the applicants and send a notice to those who have been accepted by noon Tuesday, 19th. (Please include your full name in the body of the email. You do not need to include any other information.)
Prerequisite: Completion of Advanced Study Harold class. The ability to attend all 8 classes (and four shows). Do not apply for this course if you can not attend all 8 classes and 4 shows.
Maximum class size is 16.
Ari Voukydis, Teacher
Ari has been performing improv, standup and sketch comedy since there were hookers in Times Square. He has been a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since 1997 and has been teaching there for over ten years.
Ari is a regular on all those VH-1 shows your niece watches, like The Best Week Ever and Top 100 Videos, and has also appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Comedy Central's The Upright Citizens Brigade.
He has contributed to Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update and has written for GQ, Grantland, SPY, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly and many other magazines.
Ari is one half of the comedy duo Mark & Ari, whose last show, Loft, ran at UCB Chelsea for a year and was a Time Out New York Critic's Pick. Their comedy short "Small World" was directed by John Landis and featured on The Tonight Show. The have won an award or two for script writing. No big deal.
Over the years Ari has been lucky enough to fall in with some fantastic Harold teams, like DeCoster and Pound, and has been part of countless shows, including ASSSCAT, Let's Have a Ball and Wicked F***in' Queeyah, an annual salute to his home town of Boston that he co-created with Amy Poehler and Rob Corddry. He co-hosts Hot For Teacher: The UCB Faculty Show every Wednesday night with his insanely funny wife Betsy Stover.
Ari and Betsy live in Brooklyn with their intrepid sons Rex and Ajax and their good-natured but humorless terrier Walter. Ari is currently writing a superhero courtroom comedy feature film, and is working with Mark Sarian on a sketch comedy web series for 2013.
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