Improvisation Techniques for the Actor: A Course in Spontaneity

THEATER X 407.78
Gain experiential understanding of improvisational acting and develop a strong improvisational perspective essential to scripted work through theater games and improvising scenes.
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Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Develop a strong improvisational perspective essential to scripted work
  • Learn to go for active choices and think quickly while performing
  • Understand how the best comedy comes from listening and honest response

About this course:

Gain experiential understanding of improvisational acting and develop a strong improvisational perspective essential to scripted work. Through theater games and improvising scenes, develop tools to make you more trusting of your own impulses and more generous with your fellow actors. Learn to go for active choices to play at the top of your intelligence and at the service of the scene. Actors also experience that the best comedy comes out of listening and responding honestly, not "going for jokes."

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Wait List
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Toni Attell
365160
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Jan 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Jan 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Jan 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Feb 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Feb 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Feb 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Feb 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Mar 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Mar 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Lecture
Thu Mar 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Available
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Saturday
365161
Fee:
$699.00
31 days left. Enroll by Jan 12, 2019
See Details
Notes

No meetings January 19; February 16.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 17, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Jan 12, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Jan 26, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Feb 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Feb 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Feb 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Mar 2, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Mar 9, 2019
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Mar 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Mar 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202

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