Improv 301 Saturdays 12-3pm
Improv 301: Harold Structure
|Prerequisites||Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.|
|Start Date||Mar 28, 2020, 12:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||May 17, 2020, 6:00pm|
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
Note: Meets weekends of Easter and Mothers' Day.
Dave Murray, teacher
Dave Murray is a comedian, writer, and musician living in NEW YORK CITY. You can see him at the UCB Theatre at Lloyd Night with the team Havoc and as part of the house band in the show Night Late. He was also a member of the Lloyd teams Big Time and Top Heavy! Dave started studying at UCB in 2011, with over one million teachers including Sean Conroy, Kevin Hines, Shannon O'Neill, Will Hines, Nicole Drespel, Kevin Mullaney, and Jordan Klepper.
Find his best-selling eBook "A List of Animals I Believe I Could Defeat in Single Combat, Organized by Phylum" on Amazon!