Improv 301 Tuesdays 6:45-9:45pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Jul 10, 2018, 6:45pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Sep 9, 2018, 2:45pm|
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 August 14.
Note: Performance is on afternoon of September 9, beginning of Rosh Hashanah.
Joey Price, teacher
Joey Price is an actor and writer in Brooklyn, NY. He's been a teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since 2015 and has been performing there since 2012. At UCB, he was on the Harold teams Graceland, The Enemy, Slamball and Sleuth. He's studied under Kevin Hines, Will Hines, Shannon O'Neill, Ari Voukydis, Chelsea Clarke and Lydia Hensler. He was a performer and writer for the long-running UCB show Everyone's Favorite Game Show and he also produces and directs the Public Access TV show Deep Space Live. Joey started his comedy career in San Francisco, writing and producing original pieces for Beards Beards Beards: A Theatre Company and the sketch group VentureTek, both of which had shows at SF Sketchfest. He's been in a few commercials, which he says are "fine," and he likes baseball and dogs.Registration Unavailable
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