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  Over the course of 8 weeks, students will learn different essential tools to create characters, initiate settings and build scenes. They will also be exposed to a variety of improv games, some of which can be used directly in performance, others which lay the ground work for longer format forms like montages, the Harold, and deconstructions.

 

Week 1: Participate Fully

Week 2: Agreement and Yes and

Week 3: Setting a Scene

Week 4: Creating Character

Week 5: Using Emotions

Week 6: Building Relationships

Week 7: The Initial Moment

Week 8: Review

Homework/Resources

Week 1: Participate Fully

Watch Improvisers discuss Yes, And & Agreement

 

Watch parts of short form and long form style performances

 

Week 2: Agreement and Yes and

Watch Carlos Martinez "Love Letter" video

Week 3: Setting a Scene

Watch Substitute Teacher 

 

Watch Obama's Anger Translator

Read "wearing characters like a thin veil" from the blog post 

 

Week 5: Using Emotions

Watch The Importance of Relationship Discussion

Watch WeirDass Improv 

Week 6: Building Relationships

Watch Improvisers discuss Object Work and how it sets the scene

Week 7: The Initial Moment

Watch UCB Asssscat Improv

 

Confirm attendance to Student Showcase!! It is highly encouraged/softly required to be at the final showcases for the other classes

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