Character 101 - ONLINE ONLINE Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm PT/2:30-5:30pm ET

Character 101 - ONLINE: writing and performance class focused on creating original characters.

Prerequisites NONE
Scheduled ONLINE Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm PT/2:30-5:30pm ET
Start Date Jan 30, 2022, 11:30am
Price $325
Class Size 10 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 27, 2022, 11:30am
This is a writing and performance class focused on creating original
characters that students can use on stage, in showcases or even reels.

class will use the concept of the "Game" so a background in other UCB
classes is preferred.  Students will be taught different strategies for
coming up with their characters and given tools to help breathe life
into them. By the end of class, students will have developed multiple
characters culminating in a class show where they will perform one 3-5
minute character monologue.

Please note:
Students will be expected to write and prepare characters outside of
class each week. You will perform those characters! You will write AND
Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone.

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:


GRAD SHOW: Sunday, March 27- 11:30am PT/2:30pm ET
~UCB Training Center YouTube page~

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Hal Rudnick, teacher

Hal Rudnick Hal Rudnick enjoys the heck out of performing at UCB. During his time there he's been a part of THE MIDNIGHT SHOW, six different Harold teams, two Maude teams, and countless other shows. Currently he performs monthly in TOURNAMENT OF NERDS, and Characters Welcome. He also enjoys the opportunity to teach sketch and improv comedy at UCB. Outside of UCB he's an actor and writer having appeared all over TV including the shows Key & Peele, Adam Ruins Everything, COMMUNITY and RENO 911! He's written for FOX, FUEL TV, Disney Channel, FUNNY OR DIE, and on many other projects. Check out his popular weekly web show at He is repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Gersh. 

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