Improv 301 Fridays 6:30-9:30pm

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Fridays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date Mar 16, 2018, 6:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance May 19, 2018, 4:15pm
You cannot enroll in this course until you receive written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201. ONLY if 10 days have passed since your graduation performance and you have not received this information, please email the registrar at [email protected] for NY classes or [email protected] for LA classes.

 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
Does not meet March 30 or April 20. April 6 is during Passover.

Cathryn Mudon, teacher

Cathryn Mudon Cathryn Mudon is an actor and improviser from Fruita, Colorado.

She performs and teaches at the UCB-NY and can currently be seen playing Elaine in IMPROVISED SEINFELD and performing every week with HIGGINS. Previous performance runs include "Seinfeld: The Leaning Susan," "Dorothy Goes to Hollywood," and the Maude team, BELLEVUE (SF Sketchfest, Austin Sketchfest, Piccolo Festival, NY ComedyFest).

Cathryn is the co-star and co-creator of the improvised webseries, "I'm Too Fragile for This" (USA Today's Best of TV on the Web). She is a graduate of Regis University, Denver, and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC. She has appeared on Broad City, Seriously Distracted feat. Amy Sedaris, The Colbert Report, Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Thingstarter for SeeSo, The President Show, and some commercials you fast-forwarded over.

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