Improv 201 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Jul 22, 2018, 11:30am|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Sep 29, 2018, 5:30pm|
Students will be taught: 1) identifying "games," 2) heightening - finding new ways to make your scenes get funnier from start to finish, 3) realizing how patterns support the "game," 4) second beats (returning to scenes later in a piece).
This course meets for 8 sessions that are each 3 hours long.
Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at the UCB Theatre.
Students are required to see at least 2 improvised shows at the UCB Theater before the end of the course.
Admission to 301 after the completion of this course is not guaranteed. Students will be judged on their application of concepts that they have learned in Improv 101 & 201. The Training Center will send placement notification to students within 10 days of the Improv 201 graduation performance. Students may not enroll in Improv 301 before receiving this notification.
Class Size: 16 Students
Does not meet August 5 or September 2. Note: Meets on September 9, start of Rosh Hashanah, but finishes in afternoon.
Matt Dennie, teacher
Matt is a comedian, actor, and writer originally from Washington state. Currently he is a performer on the improv team Higgins. He produces the alternative comedy showcase COOL SHIT/WEIRD SHIT which can be seen every month at the UCB East. He's written, performed, and directed numerous shows at the theatre.
Matt has appeared on MTV, IFC, Comedy Central, Above Average, and he was named a "Comic to Watch" by Time Out NY.
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