Improv 101 ONLINE Tues & Fri 12-2pm PT/3-5pm ET
Improv 101: Improv Basics
|Prerequisites||All experience levels start with Improv 101|
|Scheduled||ONLINE Tues & Fri 12-2pm PT/3-5pm ET|
|Start Date||Nov 2, 2021, 12:00pm|
|Class Size||12 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 2 hours each|
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.
Understanding the fundamentals will be achieved through exercises and
scene work in class.
Course meets for 8 sessions, each 2 hours long.
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:
NOTE: CLASS MEETS AT PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)(NO CLASS NOVEMBER 23 & 26)
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Billy Merritt, teacher
Billy Merritt has been a performer, teacher, and director with the UCB Theatre since it first opened in New York. He's a founding member of improv groups The Swarm, and The Stepfathers in New York, and The Smokes in Los Angeles. Billy teaches all levels of improv at UCB as well as developing several improvised long forms such as The Documentary and The Improvised One Act Play.
Billy appeared on the Upright Citizens Brigade TV show, MTV's Boiling Points, Best Week Ever, and Reno 911. Billy also voices Fryman on the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe. He currently can be seen on Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy as the legendary Dirk Hamsteak, and as Dad on The Divorced Dad Cooking Show.
Thing are going well.
Also Billy and Will Hines wrote a book on Improvisation called Pirate Robot Ninja: An Improv Fable