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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Winter
Summer
Classroom
Starting at $695.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Toni Attell
371189
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Jan 30, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Feb 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Mar 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Lecture
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B17
Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Saturday
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Felix Pire
371406
Fee:
$695.00
See Details
Notes

No meetings January 18; February 15.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 11, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Jan 25, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Feb 1, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Feb 8, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Feb 22, 2020
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Feb 29, 2020
10:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Mar 7, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Mar 14, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202
Discussion
Sat Mar 21, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 202

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