The Documentary - ONLINE ONLINE Saturdays 10am-noon PT/1-3pm ET
The Documentary - ONLINE: This class will focus on the Improv Form The Documentary.
|Prerequisites||Improv 201 or equivalent|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Saturdays 10am-noon PT/1-3pm ET|
|Start Date||Jul 10, 2021, 10:00am|
|Class Size||12 students|
|Sessions||4 sessions, 2 hours each|
The Documentary with Billy Merritt
This class will focus on the Improv Form The Documentary.
Using techniques like testimonials, interviews, and character monologues to create story.
In the style of Christopher Guests films and the show Documentary Now.
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 ON PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
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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