Del Close Marathon Workshop Saturday 12-3pm

Del Close Marathon Workshop: Special Marathon Workshop

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled Saturday 12-3pm
Start Date Jun 24, 2017, 12:00pm
Price $55
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 1 session, 3 hours
Prerequisite: Completed or currently enrolled in Improv 201 or out-of town performer.*

SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: Basic Comedic Storytelling with Zeke Nicholson

This workshop is geared toward deriving humorous, relatable, true-to-life material to begin crafting a usable storytelling piece. The class will do exercises to unearth interesting nuggets from our lives, and then help identify which of our experiences might be fruitful source material for further polishing. Whether you have an interest in creating an autobiographical one-person show, are an improviser looking to flex a different muscle, or just a fan of The Moth podcast, this will be fun and not scary I promise

* 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.

Zeke Nicholson, teacher

Zeke Nicholson Zeke is a performer/writer from the hard streets of Rhinebeck, New York, an idyllic small town where he endured hardship every day as the son of a loving college professor and one of 3.5 black kids at his high school. He attended Williams College in Massachusetts, where he was a decathlete and captain of the varsity track team. After making fun of theater kids for a couple of years, he decided to become one and join the improv team, which is essentially the plot of "High School Musical. After graduating college in 2011, Zeke moved to LA and started taking classes at UCB in an effort to become the next Will Smith. It's going well. You can catch him at UCB with his house improv team, "Cardinal Redbird," or breaking barriers (reinforcing stereotypes) with his all-black, all-male comedy group "White Women." Time to go sit on his throne, as the prince of LA.

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