Improv Elective Saturday 3:30-6:30pm

Improv Elective: Special Improv Class

Prerequisites May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.
Scheduled Saturday 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Jun 29, 2019, 3:30pm
Price $45
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 1 session, 3 hours

Queer Up the Prov.

Too often, people in the queer community play the way they are expected to play -- the way their straight teachers taught them. But what makes improvisation beautiful is the way that our unique voices shape the scenes we create with our scene partner and their unique voice. Queering up your improv isn't just about seeing same gender couples in scenes (though that sounds fun), it is about developing your special voice and allowing it to come out on stage. This class will seek to foster your voice and allow it to come out on stage.

This class is for LGBTQIA+ identifying improvisers only.

Pre-requisite: Completion of Improv 201 or equivalent experience

Jeff Hiller, teacher

Jeff Hiller Jeff Hiller performs at UCB with The Curfew and ASSSCAT. They have been on Harold teams Creep, PeoplePeople and Police Chief Rumble (ECNY award, best sketch group) and performed in many shows including The Last Resort (co-writer), Showgirls: The Best Movie Ever Made. Ever., and Kilgore: The Musical.

Film Includes: Greta, Set It Up, Ghost Town, Morning Glory, Adam, Gayby and The Little Tin Man. Some TV: Kimmy Schmidt, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Broad City, Difficult People, Nightcap, Playing House, The Hotwives..., Your Pretty Face..., Community, 30 Rock (twice), Law and Order: Criminal Intent, The McCarthy's, Psych, Bored to Death, Ugly Betty, Boiling Points, and as the voice of Nano the Robot on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

NY Theatre: Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson (Broadway and Public Theatre production), Silence (also in Los Angeles), Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, Heartbreak House, Encores' Lady Be Good, Shakespeare in the Park: "Love's Labours Lost" (Nathanial), "Midsummer.." (Flute), The Tempest (Trinculo), Hercules (Panic) Regional: The Old Globe, Goodspeed Opera, La Jolla Playhouse, Bucks County Playhouse, Studio Theatre DC.

As a story teller they have performed with The Moth, Risk!, Nights of Our Lives, and with full length show, Grief Bacon at Joe's Pub.

Before becoming an actor, Jeff was a social worker in Denver, Colorado (seriously).

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