(8193) Improv 201 Wednesdays 9am-12pm Brandon Scott Jones
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
- Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
- Wednesdays 9am-12pm
- Start Date
- Wed March 13, 2013, 9:00am EDT
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
Brandon Scott Jones, Teacher
Brandon performs every Friday at the UCB Theatre with the sketch group Stone Cold Fox. He improvises on the Harold Team Grandma's Ashes and plays venues across the country as a member of the UCB Touring Company. He is also currently appearing in This is Not a Sketch Show: A Sketch Show. Additionally, Brandon co-hosts the weekly comedy/variety show GENTRIFY at the UCBeast.
Other UCB credits include: Waiting for Obama; Oh My God, I Heard You're Dying; Celebrity Funeral, and the Harold Team Robber Baron.
As either an actor or writer, Brandon has worked on various film, TV, and stage projects. He has also appeared in a bunch of online videos for places like UCBComedy, CollegeHumor, LandlineTV, Jest and more. He is a graduate of the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and the LAByrinth Theatre Company Master Class.
Brandon is a world class daydreamer and is often found daydreaming about being a professional tennis player; the Orioles winning the World Series; traveling the globe in a great suit; and having his very own rustic kitchen.
He would like to thank his family for their incredible support.
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