Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10160) Improv 101 Wednesdays 9:15am-12:15pm Brandon Scott Jones


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Wednesdays 9:15am-12:15pm
Start Date
Wed July 2, 2014, 9:15am EDT
Price
$400.00

Students will learn the fundamentals of long-form improvisation including: agreement, active listening, playing characters, playing truthfully and to the top of your intelligence and group mind.

Understanding the fundamentals will be achieved through exercises and scene work in class, seeing improv shows at UCB Theatre and reading the UCB Comedy Improvisation Manual.

Students are required to see at least 2 improvised shows at UCB Theatre before the end of the course.

Course meets for 8 sessions, each 3 hours long.

Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at UCB Theatre.

Class Size: 16 Students


Important! Improv 101 students enrolling after February 3, 2014:

Improv 101 students are required to acquire the Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual by class #2. The Manual can be purchased for non-refundable $25 at UCB Theatre, UCB Training Center NY, UCBstore.com or Amazon.com.



Brandon Scott Jones, Teacher

Brandon performs every Friday at the UCB Theatre with the sketch group Stone Cold Fox. He improvises on the Harold Team Grandma's Ashes and plays venues across the country as a member of the UCB Touring Company. He is also currently appearing in This is Not a Sketch Show: A Sketch Show. Additionally, Brandon co-hosts the weekly comedy/variety show GENTRIFY at the UCBeast.

Other UCB credits include: Waiting for Obama; Oh My God, I Heard You're Dying; Celebrity Funeral, and the Harold Team Robber Baron.

As either an actor or writer, Brandon has worked on various film, TV, and stage projects. He has also appeared in a bunch of online videos for places like UCBComedy, CollegeHumor, LandlineTV, Jest and more. He is a graduate of the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and the LAByrinth Theatre Company Master Class.

Brandon is a world class daydreamer and is often found daydreaming about being a professional tennis player; the Orioles winning the World Series; traveling the globe in a great suit; and having his very own rustic kitchen.

He would like to thank his family for their incredible support.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #2

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #3

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #4

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #5

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
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    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
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  • Class #6

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
     
  • Class #7

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
     
  • Class #8

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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