Skills Program

Our next term will start on March 19, 2016, and registration will open by noon on February 19!  Please note there is a $25 late fee if you register after the registration period closes. Please email classes@gocomedy.net with any questions! 

The Skills Program is an exciting new addition to the GoU curriculum. It offers a variety of classes in theater, film, writing, and improvisation. Each semester will have different choices, so check back to see if there’s something that interests you.


Intensive:

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT | Jen Hansen | Sundays 12-3p | $125
This class meets for four weeks, beginning January 24 - There is no class show.

Want to become fearless when creating characters? This four-week intensive is for you. Expand your default characters and explore new characters you haven’t experienced before. In addition to improv, you’ll do a field study, write character outlines, perform written material, and more. This class will be intense, and you will be expected to do outside assignments weekly.This class is for advanced improv students and performers. 

Please email classes@gocomedy.net to request a spot in this class. Space is limited, and we will contact you about registration.


Previous Boot Camps Have Included:

Boot Camp: Physicality
This Boot Camp will focus on leading scenes with physical choices. The class will explore movement, realistic and abstract pantomime, physical game play, and intuitive character development. 

Harold Boot Camp
This intensive stand-alone class will focus on developing the Harold improv form. The smaller class size will allow for more one-on-one feedback, and provide students the opportunity to closely develop an understanding of the Harold. Students must have at least 2 years of improv experience, and have a keen understanding of long-form improv.

Character Boot Camp
This intensive stand-alone class will focus solely on creating and sustaining improvised characters. The smaller class size will allow for more one-on-one feedback and a more in-your-face approach to learning. This class is not for fragile egos. Students must have at least 1 year of improv experience.

Bad Habits Boot Camp
This intensive stand-alone class will take a deeper look at where you're at as an improviser and fine tune your performance to help you perform at your best. The smaller class size will allow for more one-on-one feedback and a more in-your-face approach to learning. This class is not for fragile egos. Students must have at least one year of improv experience to take this class.