Syllabus - Intro to Game

Week 1

  • Organic Scenes and Agreement
  • Base Reality
  • Game Overview

Week 2

  • Identifying an Absurdity
    • The first unusual thing
  • Calling out an Absurdity
  • Heightening
  • Exploring an Absurdity
    • If this is true, then what else is true?
  • Going absurd - playing it straight

Week 3

  • Reinforce Framing and Heightening Absurdity
  • Exploration
    • If this is true, WHY is it true?
  • Support work & editing

Week 4

  • Game in Sketch Comedy
  • Premise scenes
  • Initiation
  • Listening

Week 5

  • Reinforcements
  • Harold Overview
  • 3x3 - Simple Harold

Week 6

  • Openings
    • Group Mind!
  • 3x2 with concentration on support work

Week 7

  • Openings (continued)
  • Enriching Game
  • 3x3

Week 8

  • Tie it all together
  • 3x3
    • Prep for Student Show