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THEA 343 Creating Scenes through Improvisation


This course covers the methods developed and used at The Second City theatre to create scripted sketch comedy using improvisational techniques. Students will work in small groups and as an ensemble to generate sketch through preplanning and spot improvisations. They will apply a variety of styles and formats in improvised work. They will re-improvise and revise their material based on instructor notes and feedback. This course is part of a set of connected courses that comprise the Comedy Studies semester that takes place at The Second City and material created in this course may be used in the showcase performances held in a Second City theatre at the end of the semester.

Repeatable: N
Formerly 31-3295
Concurrent Requisite THEA 325 Physical and Vocal Training for Comedy  and THEA 344 Acting Sketch and Theatrical Comedy  and THEA 342 Writing Comic Scenes  and THEA 341 History and Analysis of Modern American Comedy  
Requirements Permission Required (DP)
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3





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