Improv 201 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm

Improv 201: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
Scheduled Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Dec 1, 2018, 3:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Jan 27, 2019, 5:45pm
The UCB Training Center teaches quality comedic scenes focus on one central comedic idea: referred to as "The Game" of the scene.

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 December 22. Includes session during Hanukkah.

Caroline Fiona Martin, teacher

CAROLINE MARTIN is an improviser, writer, and lover of cheese. She performs improv with the Curfew on Saturday nights at UCBTNY. She's a 2016 Comedy Central Comic to Watch for sketch. Previously she performed improv on Harold Night and LLoyd Night at UCBTNY. She performed and wrote characters on "Characters Welcome" and was an actor on the UCBTNY sketch team Monaco on Maude Night. She was the winner of the 2014 NBC & UCB Diversity Scholarship Showcase and performed on The Peoples Improv Theater house teams Divo and Timber. Caroline teaches improv comedy at UCB and received a B.A. in Ethnic Studies from Brown University.

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