Improv 301 Wednesdays 7-10pm

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Wednesdays 7-10pm
Start Date Mar 28, 2018, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance May 19, 2018, 2:45pm
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
Note: April 4 is during Passover.

Jeremy Bent, teacher

Jeremy was born and raised in Rhode Island, and spent four years writing and performing sketches with Boston University's award-winning Slow Children At Play. Jeremy is a member of the UCB house team Bucky, and plays regularly with his team Thank You, Robot. He writes, voices and animates videos with the UCB Digital team Vex Video. He can be seen extremely late at night on local television announcing for women's flat-track roller derby. He also greatly enjoys surf music.

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