Improv 301 Mondays 3-6pm

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Mondays 3-6pm
Start Date Jan 7, 2019, 3:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 16, 2019, 1:00pm
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
Does not meet January 21 or February 18.

Ben Rameaka, teacher

Ben Rameaka is an improviser, actor and voice over artist. He co-hosts UCB's Teacher Feature every Wednesday night and performs on the UCB house team Airwolf every Saturday night. He played James Whippy in Amazon.com's "Alpha House" and "Stratton Broker #6" in Martin Scorcese's Wolf Of Wall Street.

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