(8694) Improv Elective Thursday 7-10pm Ari Voukydis
Improv Elective: Special Improv Class
- Must have previous UCBT class experience. See course description below for details.
- Thursday 7-10pm
- Start Date
- Thu June 13, 2013, 7:00pm EDT
Prerequisite: Completion of Improv 401
Want to find out all your strengths and weaknesses at the same time? Want to up your game? Oh, and most important: Want to have some god damned fun doing scenes and not worrying about a form? Then I invite you to join me for an afternoon of 5-10 minute two person scenes.
Terrifying? Sure. Liberating? You bet. Hard as hell? Actually, no.
Ari Voukydis, Teacher
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. He currently writes for BuzzFeed.
Ari is one half of the comedy duo Mark & Ari, whose last show, Loft, ran at UCB NY 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 was the founder and co-host Hot For Teacher: The UCB Faculty Show, along with his insanely funny wife Betsy Stover.
Ari and Betsy live in Los Angeles with their intrepid sons Rex and Ajax and their good-natured but humorless terrier Walter.
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