Improv 301 Wednesdays 3:30-6:30pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Oct 17, 2018, 3:30pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Dec 16, 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
Note: Meets Halloween, does not meet November 21.
Johnna Scrabis, teacher
Johnna is an actor and writer originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a beautiful place that she loves to talk about.
She is thrilled to be one eighth of the Harold team Fluffty (Tuesdays at UCB Hells Kitchen), a host of Teacher Feature (every Wednesday at 9:15 pm at UCB East), and a founding member of the Hot Metal Arts Collective, a theater company.
* johnnascrabis.com *
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