Improv 301 Mondays 6:45-9:45pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Feb 24, 2020, 6:45pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Apr 18, 2020, 12:15pm|
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