Improv 301 Tuesdays 6-9pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Sep 17, 2019, 6:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Nov 24, 2019, 1:30pm|
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 October 1 or October 8.
Doug Moe, teacher
I'm an actor, writer and comedian living in Brooklyn, New York, the epicenter of the artisanal mustache renaissance.
My book "Man Vs Child: One Dad's Guide to the Weirdness of Parenting" was named one of Amazon's "Best Humor Books of 2017" It's a funny dad book for parents worried about messing up their kids.
“Doug Moe has written a delightful and helpful book that gives real advice about the Wild West world of raising children.” - Amy Poehler
“Moe describes the awed affection new fathers may have for their children with relatable humor and genuine insight, offering a promising resource for the curious and the clueless.” - The New Yorker
I’m the co-author of two books for D.L. Hughley: “Surrender, White People!: Our Unconditional Terms for Peace” and the New York Times Bestseller “How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People” (“A satirical but apt addition to the culture’s fraught conversation about race.” - New York Times Book Review).
I've been a longtime performer and instructor at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. On TV, you've maybe seen me in "Inside Amy Schumer," "30 Rock" or "Difficult People," among other places.
I write funny things besides my book. I write a featured Tumblr blog about being a dad at www.manvchild.com I tweet at @dougmoe. I've written for McSweeney's, Funny or Die, Gawker and others.
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