Improv 301 Saturdays 12-3pm

Improv 301: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Saturdays 12-3pm
Start Date Mar 28, 2020, 12:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance May 17, 2020, 6:00pm
You cannot enroll in this course until you receive written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201. ONLY if 10 days have passed since your graduation performance and you have not received this information, please email the registrar at [email protected] for NY classes or [email protected] for LA classes.

 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 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!

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