Focus on the Game - ONLINE Mondays 7-10pm

Focus on the Game - ONLINE: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites Completion of Improv 101 or Intro within last two years
Scheduled Mondays 7-10pm
Start Date Oct 21, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Dec 19, 2019, 6:00pm

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).


*** NOTE: THIS IS AN ENTIRELY ONLINE CLASS. FOR A LIMITED TIME THIS CLASS CAN REPLACE IMPROV 201. 

You would be able to sign up for Improv 301 when the Training Center reopens.

NOTE CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC TIME





Note: Meets November 11, Veterans Day. Does not meet November 18. 

Maritza MontaƱez, teacher

Maritza MontaƱez Maritza is a Brooklyn-based performer and writer originally from California's San Joaquin Valley. She performs improv with At Last! on Harold Night and co-hosts Living Room: The First Generation, an improv show based on stories by first generation Americans. She has been featured in videos for MTV, Fusion, CH2, and Clickhole, among others. Maritza studied history and fiction at NYU, and improv, sketch, and characters at UCB Theatre under Amber Petty, Kate Zelensky, Anthony Atamanuik, Ryan Karels, Abra Tabak, Brandon Scott Jones, Shannon O'Neill, Brandon Gardner, Billy Merritt, and Jackie Jennings. She is also a bookseller, sensitivity reader, and very occasional flautist.

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