Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(8660) Del Close Marathon Workshop Thursday 1pm-4pm Anthony King


Del Close Marathon Workshop: Special Marathon Workshop

Prerequisites
May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled
Thursday 1pm-4pm
Start Date
Thu June 27, 2013, 1:00pm EDT
Price
$50.00


Prerequisite: Completed or currently enrolled in Improv 201 or out-of town performer.*

SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: HARDER BETTER FASTER STRONGER with Anthony King

As the philosopher Daft Punk once said, "Work is never over." In this workshop we'll take the skills you already have and work to make them simpler, more effective and more fun to use so you can cut through the clutter, get out of your own way, and build amazing scenes with your fellow performers. In other words, "Work it harder, make it better."
DISCLAIMER: Anthony is not really a big fan of Daft Punk. He had to do a google lyric search to write this description.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR THESE DCM WORKSHOPS. READ THE POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING AND ENROLLING!

Maximum class size is 16.

* You must be listed on the DCM website as a performer in a group from out of town to enroll.  The registrar will check for your name and if you are not listed when you enroll, you will be removed from the workshop and lose $50.

Anthony King, Teacher

Anthony King is an Emmy-nominated writer, director, and performer currently living in Los Angeles.

He co-wrote the Off-Broadway show, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!, which also enjoyed a run Off-West End in London and is now being performed all over the world. The show received Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk Award Nominations, and won a NYMF Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre Writing (Book).

As a performer on the TV, Anthony has been featured on The OfficeHuman GiantLate Night w/ Conan O'BrienLate Night w/Jimmy Fallon, and a few mostly forgettable commercials. He's also been featured on the web in videos from UCBComedy, College Humor, Comedy Central and The Onion, and you can see him for a few moments in the feature film Mystery Team.

As a theatrical director, Anthony's credits include 1940s Radio HourJoseph And The Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatMister (starring Anthony Rapp), A Chorus Line and many others. UCB Theatre directing credits include Killgore: The Resurrection, Eliza Coupe's The Patriots (HBO Aspen Comedy Festival), Aziz Ansari Punched A Wall, Who's Your Daddy (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), God's Pottery (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, "Best Newcomers"), Listen Kid (NY Music Theatre Festival), and many more. He was also the Assistant Director of the Off-Broadway shows Summer of '42 and The Wild Party (Lippa). Anthony is a former member of the Lincoln Center Director's Lab and a proud recipient of the Jonathan Alper Directing Fellowship at Manhattan Theatre Club.

Anthony has developed television shows for CBS and A&E, and has written for shows on NBC, Comedy Central and more. He writes frequently for GQ and he co-created the "Songs In The Key of Craigslist" series for Details.com. He also regularly collaborates with Improv Everywhere.

Anthony currently writes for USA's Playing House. He was the Artistic Director of the UCB Theatre in NYC from 2005-2011.

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  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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