Focus on the Game - ONLINE Sundays 3-6pm
Focus on the Game - ONLINE: Game of the Scene
|Prerequisites||Completion of Improv 101 or Intro within last two years|
|Start Date||Feb 23, 2020, 3:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Apr 25, 2020, 12:15pm|
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
Does not meet April 12.
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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