Improv 301 Tuesdays 11am-2pm

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Tuesdays 11am-2pm
Start Date Aug 14, 2018, 11:00am
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Oct 13, 2018, 2:30pm
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: Does not meet 9/11. Yom Kippur begins on evening of 9/18.

Caroline Cotter, teacher

Caroline is a real live human being and actor based in New York City. She has studied at UCB since 2009.


Caroline performs improv with GOAT on Saturday evenings. She also is an actor on the UCB House Sketch team One Idiot. She hosts the Lady Jam with a bunch of other Ladies.


Past UCBT sketch show credits include: "Dorothy Goes to Hollywood," "Ocean's Lake," "The 2017 Tony Awardz," and Maude night on the teams Ripley and One Idiot. She is a former member of Harold teams Rocks, Big Margaret, and Higgins.


If you liked this lil bio then you'll LOVE her website: http://www.carolineecotter.com

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