Academy Harold Saturdays 3-6pm

Academy Harold: Further Study of the Harold

Prerequisites Accepted into the UCB Academy
Scheduled Saturdays 3-6pm
Start Date Feb 22, 2020, 3:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performances Mar 29, 2020, 4:30pm
Apr 19, 2020, 4:30pm
Each academy class is instructor-driven. Students will get to study the Harold and related performance pieces at a high level and will receive in-depth personal feedback about their own performance and progress as improvisers. Committed Harolds

Whether it is grounded slice of life scenes or abstract absurdity, we all know that "commitment" is a must for our improv scenes. And yet even the best of us find ourselves holding back. This class will be all about seeing how far committing to our ideas, base realty, emotions, physicality, intentions, points of view, etc, can carry not just our scenes but the Harold. We will spend time utilizing openings that demand commitment (The Invocation, Sound & Movement) to propel our scenes, our games, and our Harolds.

Does not meet April 11.

Christopher A Scott, teacher

Christopher A Scott Chris began classes at UCB in 2006 and has been performing with Thank You, Robot since 2007. (TYR has regular shows at Caveat in the LES.) He has appeared on the UCB stage in such shows as The End of the World (dir Will Hines), Wildehorn (dir Eliza Skinner), The Convergence (dir Kevin Hines & Zack Willis) and poHa (dir James Dwyer). He co-created The Breakup with Nicole Drespel and has developed various new improv forms (Dearly Departed, Bookclub, and Macrohander to name a few). He was on the Lloyd teams Outlaw, Hotcake and the Harold team Ritual for exactly one performance. Then the UCB4 dismantled UCB NY.

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