Improv 201 Mondays 6:45-9:45pm
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years|
|Start Date||Jun 3, 2019, 6:45pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Jul 24, 2019, 6:00pm|
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.
Anthony Apruzzese, teacher
Anthony is a writer/performer living in Brooklyn by way of Bayonne, New Jersey.
Anthony performs every Monday night at the UCBeast with Improv Nerds. Previously, he inflicted his will on Harold Night with Slamball and the 2014 Cagematch World Champion team, The Enemy.
in 2015, Anthony's one man show "This Show Will Get a Cease and Desist" had a six month run at UCB Chelsea. Anthony also hosted/wrote/and directed his own late night talk show, Showtime, at the UCBeast for over two years. He is also one-third of the improv/sketch group Greasy Lake, whose comedic play, "Key to the City," enjoyed a run at UCB Chelsea in 2014.
Anthony has a web project of short videos called Anthony Apruzzese's Web Presents as well as a brand new series he filmed more recently with UCB Comedy, Uncle Tony.
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