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Building on the foundations set in 101 - Intro to Sketch, this course focuses on the writer’s room and producing a full sketch show. During the first 4 weeks of the course, students will learn the process of pitching & brainstorming and working in a writer’s room, and will then be expected to write and select sketches for a 30-minute student show. The second half of the course will consist of re-writing, producing and rehearsing the show itself. Student show:…Find out more »
Probier dich aus! Dieser Kurs ist für Leute, die noch keine Erfahrung mit Long Form Comedy Improvisation haben, oder die, die Improvisationserfahrung haben, aber eine Fundament in nordamerikanischer Long Form suchen. In acht Klassen bringen wir Dir alles bei, was Du für solide Improfundamente brauchst. Wir lehren euch die grundlegenden Fähigkeiten, die jeder Performer braucht, um auf der Bühne magische Momente zu kreieren. Wir konzentrieren uns auf positive und clevere Szenenarbeit, Gruppensupport und das Erforschen dessen, was eine Comedyszene ausmacht.…Find out more »
This course focuses on grounding your improv in something realistic and emotionally tangible. We explore how characters, worlds and scenes unfold when we focus on relationships and the “who”. Together with Game, Truth of the Scene is a pillar of our philosophy of comedic improv. You’ll learn how to put yourself in the mindset of discovery by listening and staying honest and truthful. You’ll discover how playing grounded, relatable characters can provide rich, fulfilling and hilarious scenes. Get ready to…Find out more »
For the budding sketch writer and anybody who’s ever had that perfect funny idea but no way to get it down on the page. In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of comedic sketch writing. Over the course of 8 weeks, we’ll cover the basics of everything from popular sketch formats and finding the game of your sketch to script formatting and workshopping. Students will learn different methods of taking a funny idea and turning it into a…Find out more »
In this course, we introduce students to the concept of ‘the Game of the Scene’, a funny pattern that is explored and heightened to maximum effect. A core part of the North American approach to improv, Game is a pillar of our philosophy of comedic improv. Students will learn to build solid scene platforms, identify funny ideas that can be turned into patterns, heighten and explore those patterns, and get a solid foundation in core comedic improv. We emphasize a…Find out more »
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General course requirements:
- All students must read and agree to our School Policies.
- All improv students are required to join and participate in at least one improv jam and see at least one improv show at CCB during the course.
- Students may not miss more than 2 out of 8 classes (there are no make up classes)
- Students may not be more than 15 minutes late to 4 out of 8 classes
- Students must be respectful to their fellow students and course instructors, and adhere to our Student & Teacher Code of Conduct and our Community Code of Conduct.
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