Improv 301 Wednesdays 7-10pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Mar 4, 2020, 7:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||May 2, 2020, 4:30pm|
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
Does not meet April 8
Jeremy Bent, teacher
Jeremy was born and raised in Rhode Island, and spent four years writing and performing sketches with Boston University's award-winning Slow Children At Play. Jeremy is a member of the UCB house team Bucky, and plays regularly with his team Thank You, Robot. He can be heard on the improvised science fiction podcast Mission to Zyxx as the sardonic protocol droid C-53. He also greatly enjoys surf music.Registration Unavailable
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