ERIC HUNICUTT - Acting for Improvisers / 2 Day Scene Study Intensive

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IMPROV: ERIC HUNICUTT - Acting for Improvisers / 2 Day Scene Study Intensive

Regular Fee:$150.00
Student Fee:$125.00
Availibilty:Class is limited to 14 students. Sold out.
Registration:This class is sold out.
Start Date:Saturday, December 10, 2011 @ 10:00 am

Approaching scripted material can feel intimidating, restrictive, and simply overwhelming (especially for actors used to improvising their lines). This two-day workshop offers actors and performers essential tools for working with scripted sides and scenes, including: breaking down a scene, character development, physical action and staging, and being present each and every time the scene is repeated.

The workshop focuses on keeping choices specific and clear to find structure and stability in the scene, so the instincts and impulses of the individual actor help shape character and content throughout the process- from first read to final performance. Students will work on scenes from contemporary plays and/or film and television scripts to examine and enhance their existing process and apply new tools and perspectives to their work. With a little skill comes a lot of freedom: to explore deeply, to be fully engaged, to take risks and enjoy the reward.

Class runs each day from 10AM - 4PM. Each day there will be a lunch break from 12 - 1 PM.

When you have registered for this class, please send paula@dsicomedy.com:

1) A picture (doesn't have to be a headshot)
2) Brief resume or training history, even if it's "this is my first acting class with scripts" - that'll do fine.

THIS IS AN INTENSIVE CLASS — Intensive classes are a great way to get through our training program in a shorter period of time without sacrificing any in-class time.

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Class Dates and Times*

Sat, Dec 10, 2011 10:00 am DSI Comedy Theater
Sun, Dec 11, 2011 10:00 am DSI Comedy Theater

* All classes are 3 hours long unless otherwise noted above.

Instructor: Eric Hunicutt

Eric Hunicutt

Eric Hunicutt is a working actor, director, writer, acting coach, and teacher currently living in Los Angeles. A professional actor for nearly 20 years, Eric's work has ranged from Shakespeare at Lincoln Center to sketch comedy in dive bars, as well as work in television, film, and live theatre - including ten years as a member of the acclaimed Chicago-based improv ensemble the Reckoning. Recent directing projects include productions at The Second City (LA & Chicago), Spoleto Fringe (Charleston, SC), Comedy Central Stage (LA), Upright Citizens’ Brigade Theaters (NYC & LA), and Neil LaBute’s reasons to be pretty at UC San Diego. In Fall 2011, Eric was a Guest Faculty member at UC San Diego's Department of Theatre & Dance, where he also directed The Thugs by Adam Bock. Eric teaches in Los Angeles at Steppenwolf Classes West, Warner Loughlin Studios, Improv Olympic West, is a private acting coach to beginning actors and celebrities alike, and for the past five years has taught as a Guest Artist at California State University's annual Summer Arts program.
He is a proud alumnus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a native tarheel.

What Our Students Think About This Course:

Rajeev Rajendran at 7:44am, October 13, 2009
Improv 101 is neither particle nor wave but has qualities of both.