Improv 301 - ONLINE Thursdays 5pm PT/8pm ET

Improv 301 - ONLINE: Harold Structure

Prerequisites Must have received written notice that you have successfully completed Improv 201.
Scheduled Thursdays 5pm PT/8pm ET
Start Date Oct 1, 2020, 5:00pm
Price $300
Class Size 12 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 2 hours each

Improv 301
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 2 hours long.

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 last class and you have not received this
information, please email Lindsay Lefler at [email protected].

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)





Sarah Claspell, teacher

Sarah Claspell Sarah is an actress, writer and improvisor who has been studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since 2006. She has been seen on Harold Night with the improv teams Dybbuk, Monstro & Cardinal Redbird, on Maude Night with the sketch teams High Treason, Neighbor Boy and The Get Go, on the character team Characters Welcome, and in many improv, sketch and variety shows at UCB. She currently performs with Cardinal Redbird on Tuesday nights at 9:30pm at UCB Franklin and with the Asian superteam Voltron at the monthly showcase Asian AF.

Small screen writing and acting credits include Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Drunk History, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Tales of Titans, Vag Magazine and some other fun shows and commercials.

Sarah moved to Los Angeles after sampling all the pizza in New York. She has trained with members of the Royal Shakespeare Company and is a member of the Loft Ensemble Theatre.

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