Improv 201 Sundays 3-6pm
Improv 201: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 or Intro within last two years|
|Start Date||Dec 8, 2019, 3:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Feb 14, 2020, 6:00pm|
The UCB Training Center teaches quality comedic scenes which 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).
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 2 hours long.
online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct
live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.
Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:
NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)
Does not meet December 22 or 29. Note: Performance is on Valentine's Day, Friday of Presidents Day weekend.
James Dwyer, teacher
James Dwyer -- comedian, actor, writer -- is currently based in NY but tells people he's bi-coastal because he enjoys lying to people. You can currently catch him performing weekly on Fridays with The Law Firm and formerly with A Big Dumb Thing, Strife, Harold Night, The UCB Touring Company and in the sketch shows Standards & Practices and Dorothy Goes To Hollywood.
As an actor James has appeared on such television shows as What We Do In The Shadows (FX), Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon), Friends from College (Netflix) and in various national commercials. Follow him on Twitter @jamesbdwyer.
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