Special Saturday 3:30-6:30pm
Special: Special Class
|Prerequisites||May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.|
|Start Date||Feb 9, 2019, 3:30pm|
|Class Size||10 students|
|Sessions||1 session, 3 hours|
Write 3 Characters Today
In this workshop, using quick improv exercises, students will write, perform, and get notes on three original characters all in the span of three hours. It will be fast, it will be furious, it’s basically the Vin Diesel of character workshops.
Pre-Requisite: Successful completion of Sketch 101 or Improv 201
Chrissy Shackelford, teacher
Chrissy Shackelford is a performer and writer based in NYC. She is currently a writer for the HBO series Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas. Originally from Texas, she studied and performed comedy at ColdTowne Theater in Austin. She's a former cast member of UCBT's Characters Welcome and the Maude team, The Classic. She is currently an actor on the Maude team, Fantasy. Her solo show Diane Shangri-La Presents: Not Dry Yet ran at UCBT Chelsea in 2017 and was performed at festivals across the country. She is an actor and director with the arts education group The Story Pirates. Her work has been featured on Reductress, CollegeHumor, Refinery29, and Above Average. You can see 1/3 of her face in a crowd scene in a season 4 episode of Friday Night Lights. She can't remember which episode.
Management: JLC Entertainment
Literary: The Gersh Agency
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