Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(9000) Improv 401 Fridays 3:30-6:30pm John Frusciante


Improv 401: Harold Workshop

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 301 within previous two years
Scheduled
Fridays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date
Fri September 20, 2013, 3:30pm EDT
Price
$400.00

Improv 401 serves as the end official "end" of our improv program. This course offers students the chance to strengthen their individual skills while giving them more practice with the long form improvisation performance known as the Harold.

The course focuses on playing truthfully, to the top of your intelligence, while practicing agreement and support. Students will be sensitive to the games of their scenes, and connect the scenes into one cohsive piece (the "Harold").

Teachers will offer more individual feedback at this level.

Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.

Students will take part in at least two class performances, 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.


John Frusciante, Teacher

John Frusciante is a writer, improviser, and director who has been at UCBT since 1999, and he is proud to serve as the theatre's Artistic Associate. He can currently be seen every Saturday night at UCB East in the improvised show AIRWOLF: Let's Go Back To Your Place. He has also performed in ASSSSCAT 3000, HAROLD NIGHT, and with the UCB Touring Company where he regularly performs for college students all across the country. 

Writing credits include the web series "Vetting Mitt's Veeps," produced by UCBComedy, head writer for [color=#1155cc][size=2][font=arial, sans-serif]Slate.com[/font][/size][/color]'s weekly web series, "Up In Your Business", UCBT's MAUDE NIGHT, [color=#1155cc][size=2][font=arial, sans-serif]CollegeHumor.com[/font][/size][/color][color=#1155cc][size=2][font=arial, sans-serif]Cracked.com[/font][/size][/color],[color=#1155cc][size=2][font=arial, sans-serif]AmplifierMagazine.com[/font][/size][/color], and [color=#1155cc][size=2][font=arial, sans-serif]ToplessRobot.com[/font][/size][/color]. He also co-wrote the viral Internet video "BP Spills Coffee" which was seen on The Rachel Maddow Show. 

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Performance

    UCBT NYC
     
  • Class #5

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCBT NYC
    307 W 26th St (btwn 8th & 9th)

     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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