Improv 301 Fridays 6:30-9:30pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Mar 16, 2018, 6:30pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||May 19, 2018, 4:15pm|
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 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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