Improv Elective ONLINE Saturdays Noon PT/3pm ET
Improv Elective: Special Improv Class
|Prerequisites||May require previous UCB class experience. See course description below for details.|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Saturdays Noon PT/3pm ET|
|Start Date||Jul 18, 2020, 12:00pm|
|Class Size||10 students|
|Sessions||6 sessions, 2 hours each|
Acting for Improvisers with Billy Merritt
course will teach you how to elevate your scene work in improv through
acting. We'll focus on developing characters with distinct points of
view and philosophy, developing stronger relationships with your scene
partner(s) to move the scene forward, and developing enough information
to take your game further.
This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.
Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:
NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
Billy Merritt, teacher
Billy Merritt has been a performer, teacher, and director with the UCB Theatre since it first opened in New York. He's a founding member of improv groups The Swarm, and The Stepfathers in New York, and The Smokes in Los Angeles. Billy teaches all levels of improv at UCB as well as developing several improvised long forms such as The Documentary and The Improvised One Act Play.
Billy appeared on the Upright Citizens Brigade TV show, MTV's Boiling Points, Best Week Ever, and Reno 911. Billy also voices Fryman on the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe. He currently can be seen on Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy as the legendary Dirk Hamsteak, and as Dad on The Divorced Dad Cooking Show.
Thing are going well.
Also Billy and Will Hines wrote a book on Improvisation called Pirate Robot Ninja: An Improv Fable
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