Del Close Marathon Workshop Wednesday 3:30-6:30pm
Del Close Marathon Workshop: Special Marathon Workshop
|Prerequisites||May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.|
|Start Date||Jun 21, 2017, 3:30pm|
|Class Size||12 students|
|Sessions||1 session, 3 hours|
SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: Learn to Love The Rope with Geoff Garlock
Tragedy+time=comedy or so they say. So let's put that to the test. A workshop where the focus is trying to write comedy about the painful things that have happened in our lives (breakups, divorce, depression, death in the family etc). Let's try to make hilarity out of the shit mountain that is life.
Students should bring one sketch that is based on something real/sad that they are trying to tap into.
* 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 $55.
Geoff Garlock, teacher
Geoff Garlock is a comedian/writer/musician who has been studying/performing at the UCB since 2002. He was a writer on Maude Night for 5 1/2 years on such illustrious teams as Neighbor Boy, Slow Burn, The Skuntz and one of the first Maude teams iBadger and has been teaching Sketch at UCB for the past 6 years. His work has appeared on UCB Comedy, Adult Swim, Above Average, IFC, Fuse, MTV and others. He is also a freelance contributor to Weekend Update. Geoff also had a podcast called Worst Gig Ever you can check out, which had over 100 episodes, and a 7 episode web series produced through Official Comedy. If you do not know him from his comedy wares, you might know him from his musical wares. Geoff was the bass player in the influential hardcore band Orchid and the bass player in the less influential but to a select few band Panthers. He currently plays guitar in the metal band Low Estate and bass in the hardcore band Ritual Mess. He also composes solo synth music where he is slowly ripping off the horror soundtracks we all love. If you do not know him from either of these lifestyle ventures, you might know him from sitting on his couch with his wife and his bulldog, listening to weird metal and prog rock records and explaining to anyone who will listen why all eras of Genesis are important to the world.Registration Unavailable
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