Improv 401 Wednesdays 7-10pm
Improv 401: Harold Workshop
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 301 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Nov 7, 2018, 7:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performances||Dec 8, 2018, 11:30am
Jan 12, 2019, 5:30pm
The course focuses on playing truthfully, to the top of your intelligence, while practicing agreement and support. Students will be sensitive to the games of their scenes, and connect the scenes into one cohesive piece (the "Harold").
Teachers will offer more individual feedback at this level.
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.
Students will take part in at least two class performances, 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.
Does not meet November 21 or December 26. Meets during Hanukkah.
James Dwyer, teacher
James Dwyer -- comedian, actor, writer -- is currently based in NY but tells people he's bi-coastal because he enjoys lying to people. You can currently catch him performing weekly on Fridays with The Law Firm and formerly with A Big Dumb Thing, Strife, Harold Night, The UCB Touring Company and in the sketch shows Standards & Practices and Dorothy Goes To Hollywood.
As an actor James has appeared on such television shows as What We Do In The Shadows (FX), Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon), Friends from College (Netflix) and in various national commercials. Follow him on Twitter @jamesbdwyer.
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