Improv 101: Improv Basics
- All experience levels start with Improv 101
- Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm
- Start Date
- Thu March 14, 2013, 3:30pm EDT
Students will learn the fundamentals of long-form improvisation including: agreement, active listening, playing characters, playing truthfully and to the top of your intelligence and group mind.
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.
Students will take part in a class performance, 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.
Class Size: 16 Students
Ben Rameaka, Teacher
Ben Rameaka is an improviser, actor and voice over artist. He has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Vermont and an MFA from the now defunct Actor's Studio program at the New School. He has been in many UCB productions including KILLGORE, Greatest Concert Ever, and the hit show "Waiting For Obama: A Night At The Hall Of Presidents" which went to the San Francisco Sketchfest. He performs on the UCB house team BADMAN most Tuesday nights and one Monday a month on the UCB sketch team Gorilla Gorilla. He is also the voice of Bullfrog Suntan Lotion, Trojan Condoms, and Powermat. He recently starred in the ESPN film "Silly Little Game" and presently, somewhere on the internet, he is an interactive host named Dale for Novell and SUSE Linux Enterprise's interoperability lab. Whatever that means.