Improv 301 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Jan 5, 2019, 3:30pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Mar 6, 2019, 6:00pm|
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 weekends of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents Day. Does not meet February 23.
Liz Noth, teacher
Liz Noth is an actor and writer based in Brooklyn and originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Liz has appeared in Amazon's Red Oaks, and The Jim Gaffigan Show, as well as on the web for MTV, Above Average, Cosmo, HuffPo and IFC.
You can see Liz performing around New York with indie improv teams Warren and Wicked City. At UCB she performs with her Harold Team, Fluffty.
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