The Improvised Play

FORMMULTIWEEK

This class will work towards creating fully improvised 30 minute plays. Rather than focusing on the tropes of specific genres we will focus on acting and basic dramatic structure. As in a monoscene the comedy will come from clear character Games but these multi-scene plays will also be built around the characters’ objectives, obstacles and actions. Although the plays will almost always be funny we’ll make emotional honesty and commitment the priority. The class will culminate with us improvising two mind-blowing one-act plays live on YouTube. Some outside of class preparation will be required.

Location: Online

Tue Jan 4 3pm-5pm (PDT)
Tue Jan 11 3pm-5pm
Tue Jan 18 3pm-5pm
Tue Jan 25 3pm-5pm
Tue Feb 1 3pm-5pm
Show: Tue Feb 8 3pm-4pm

$250 USD, 8 (of 8) enrolled

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Teacher: Brandon Gardner

About Brandon Gardner: Brandon is a writer, performer and improv teacher in Los Angeles. He has been an instructor at UCB since 2009 where he holds the record for most Intro to Game classes taught (116 and counting). The dude loves teaching Game. DAVID, a short film he co-wrote with Zach Woods, was an Official Selection of the 2020 Cannes Film Festival. He has been trying to get a manager for the last eight years.

How This Works

  • Pay via Venmo (@wgimprovschool - a business) or Paypal (payments@wgimprovschool.com)
  • Classes are online, on Zoom unless the title or description says "in person"
  • LATE DROP POLICY: If drop less than 12 hours before start of class, we will ask that you still pay for the class.