Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(8453) Improv 301 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm Lydia Hensler


Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites
Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled
Sundays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date
Sun May 12, 2013, 6:30pm EDT
Price
$400.00

[b]If you took Improv 201 in January 2010 or later, you cannot enroll in this course until you receive written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201. ONLY if 10 days have passed since your graduation performance and you have not received this information, please email the registrar at [email protected] for NY classes or [email protected] for LA classes.[/b]

This course introduces students to the long form improvisation structure known as "The Harold," developed by Del Close.

"The Harold" is a series of scenes inspired by a single suggestion that fit together into one cohesive half hour piece. Students learn how to 1) perform openings, 2) create scenes inspired by an opening 3) perform "group games," 4) second and third beats (returning to scenes later in the piece).

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


Class does not meet May 26 or June 30

Lydia Hensler, Teacher

Lydia Hensler is a Performer, Writer, and Teacher at UCB. Her instructors have included Will Hines, Owen Burke, Chris Gethard, Michael Delaney, Anthony King, Joe Wengart, Shannon O'Neil, Christina Gauses, and Curtis Gwinn. Lydia is currently on the Harold Team Grandma's Ashes. Previous teams include the long running Harold team Bastian, and the indie team Big Tobacco, who's show True Hollywood Stories ran at UCB under the direction if Bobby Moynihan.

For upcoming shows and more info on Lydia, check out her website www.Lydiahensler.com

Schedule

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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
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  • UCB NYC Classroom 4
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 4
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • 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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This Course is Completed.