Improv 201 Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 6:30-9:30pm
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years|
|Scheduled||Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 6:30-9:30pm|
|Start Date||Dec 2, 2019, 6:30pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Dec 21, 2019, 11:00am|
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.
Patrick Clair, teacher
Patrick Clair is a writer, performer, and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He's been at the theater for over a decade and has improvised in and written sketches for countless shows. Patrick was a staff writer for the first two seasons of Live From Here with Chris Thile, a weekly variety show on public radio. You can see him on stage when he sits in with Teacher Feature at UCB Hells Kitchen.Registration Unavailable
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