Improv 301 Sundays 3-6pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Mar 25, 2018, 3:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||May 26, 2018, 5:30pm|
This course introduces students to the long form improvisation structure known as "The Harold," developed by Del Close.
"The Harold" is a series of scenes inspired by a single suggestion that fit together into one cohesive half hour piece. Students learn how to 1) perform openings, 2) create scenes inspired by an opening 3) perform "group games," 4) second and third beats (returning to scenes later in the piece).
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.
Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at the UCB Theatre.
Students required to see at least 2 improvised shows at the UCB Theater before the end of the course.
Class Size: 16 Students
Note: Does not meet April 15. Meets Easter Sunday, during Passover and Mother's Day. Performance is Memorial Day weekend.
Alexandra Dickson, teacher
Alex studied improv at UCBNY, iO Chicago and The Second City Chicago and studied acting at Circle in the Square Theatre School. At UCB, she improvises regularly with The Stepfathers. Can't get enough of this bio and want more? Visit her website at www.alexandra-dickson.comRegistration Unavailable
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