Del Close Marathon Workshop Saturday 3:30-6:30pm

Del Close Marathon Workshop: Special Marathon Workshop

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled Saturday 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Jun 24, 2017, 3:30pm
Price $55
Class Size 12 students
Sessions 1 session, 3 hours
Prerequisite: Completed or currently enrolled in Improv 201, Sketch 101, Char 101 OR out-of town performer.*

SPECIAL DCM WORKSHOP: Creating Characters!!! with Leslie Meisel 

Stuck creating your own material?  Here you will work on any ideas you have and/or also create new ones! Through exercises, improv and pitching ideas you will begin to get on the path to creating original and exciting characters.

* 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.

Leslie Meisel, teacher

Leslie Meisel Leslie Meisel is an actor, writer, director, teacher and in college worked at a bowling alley thinking it would be exactly like Grease 2.
It wasn't.

Currently a co-host of the monthly show COUPLES SKATE and most recently she was a cast member on the UCB house team CHARACTERS WELCOME (Season 1 & 2) and Winner of the 5th annual NBC/UCB Diversity Showcase.

On screen, Leslie can be seen on the new NBC show RISE, Difficult People, Broad City, Netflix’s The Characters, and the feature film Bachelorette (w/Rebel Wilson & Kirsten Dunst).

As a director, she has worked on many shows at the UCB Theatre, including AzN Pop!: Live in Concert!, All In Favor, United Federation of Teachers with Natasha Vaynblatt (IFC, Funny or Die, McSeeney’s), co-directed Stone Cold Fox: Sexy Idiots with Aaron Burdette, (Man Seeking Woman, The Onion), several Maude sketch teams, co-director/writer of He Said She Said with Kate Riley-Zelensky (MTV, Two Guys Named Josh) and worked with Bridge & Tunnel‘s staged show for Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival.

Other staged shows at UCB: BOB ODENKIRK and UCB PALS: A LOAD OF HOOEY, Oh My God I Heard You're Dying!, The Unbreakable Gun, Thunder Gulch Presents MNL: Monsters Night Live and she performed in LOVE CAN SUCK A D**K...AND SO CAN I! A show that was co-created by Leslie and Megan Neuringer (written by Megan with Material/Characters by Leslie) all about how much love sucks a big 'ol dong which played to sold out shows at UCBLA and had a year long run at UCBNY.

website: www.lesliemeisel.com
twitter: @lesliemeisel

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