Intro to Long Form - ONLINE Thursdays 7pm PST/10pm EST

Intro to Long Form - ONLINE: Online Improv 101

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Scheduled Thursdays 7pm PST/10pm EST
Start Date Jun 4, 2020, 7:00pm
Price $165 + Fees
Class Size 10 students
Sessions 4 sessions, 3 hours each

Intro to Long Form Improv

Students will learn the fundamentals of long-form improvisation including: agreement, active listening, playing characters, playing truthfully and to the top of your intelligence and group mind.

NOTE: THIS IS AN ENTIRELY ONLINE CLASS. FOR A LIMITED TIME THIS CLASS CAN REPLACE IMPROV 101.

You would be able to sign up for Improv 201 when the Training Center reopens.


Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone. 


This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to
conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.



Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:


https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7317473?hl=en






NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)





Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone. 


This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.


Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:


https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7317473?hl=en




All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.




NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)

Betsy Stover, teacher

Betsy Stover Betsy Stover has been with the UCBT in NYC since 1997, serving as an improviser, actor, writer, director, and teacher. She's been on numerous UCB teams including COWBOT, ICE-NINE, and DECOSTER; and in a million UCBT shows, including ASSSSCAT 3000, LET'S HAVE A BALL, HOT FOR TEACHER, DIAMOND LION, TUESDAY CLUB, MAGIC TO DO, and the two NYC SOUNDTRACKS LIVE shows directed by, respectively, Amy Poehler and David Wain. She wrote and performed two long-running UCBT sketch shows with her comedy partner, Katty Biscone. BETSY & KATTY's eponymous debut was directed by Rob Corddry. Betsy toured nationally with the one-woman off-Broadway show, MOTHER LOAD.

Betsy starred in countless late night television sketches, radio and television commercials, including many national network spots. Betsy is in the upcoming Lifetime show, AMERICAN PRINCESS. She also stars in the webseries DRINK AND BE MOMMY.

Most recently, Betsy provided the voice of a sassy, melodramatic monkey in MONKEY UP, and the voice of an elderly poodle in PUP STAR 3: WORLD TOUR, both feature films.

Betsy studied acting, directing, and production design at NYU Tisch. Betsy studied improv with Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Armando Diaz, Mick Napier, Joe Bill, and Mark Sutton, as well as comedy writing with Emily Spivey, Matt Besser, Ali Farrahnakian, and Joe Toplyn.

Betsy can currently be seen at UCB Sunset in the show she co-hosts with Ari Voukydis and Jessica Eason, TEACHER'S LOUNGE. Listen to her weekly podcast, WHY MOMMY DRINKS, an Apple Podcast New & Notable show!

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