Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10168) Advanced Study Performance Mondays 6:30-9:30pm Erik Tanouye

Advanced Study Performance: Advanced Performance Workshop

Advanced Study Harold; Application only
Mondays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date
Mon June 30, 2014, 6:30pm EDT

After DCM

We'll talk about all the cool improv we saw at the Del Close Marathon and try to incorporate it into some amazing improv shows. (We won't be focusing on bit shows, so try to see some longer improv shows from groups you haven't seen before!)

Students must be accepted into the Advanced Study Program and have completed an Advanced Study Harold class to apply for a spot in this class. Students will be selected from all qualified applicants. For more information on Advanced Study, see this page: 


If you are interested in taking this class, please enter your email address in the form on this page:


You have until 7:00 pm on Sunday June 22 to enter your email address. Students will be notified on Tuesday June 24 if they have a slot in the class.

(Please enter the email address you use to sign up for classes.)

Students who have taken 3 or more ASH classes can apply for this class, and it won't count towards their 12-month ASH/ASI total.

Erik Tanouye, Teacher

Erik Tanouye has been improvising and performing in New York since 2001. He has studied with Michael Delaney, Armando Diaz, Kevin Mullaney, Billy Merritt, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and many others.

Erik Tanouye improvises with The Curfew, writes for the Maude Team Dinner and co-wrote the "BP Spills Coffee" video.

As an improviser, he has performed at Harold night for seven years as a member of Grandma's Ashes, Bastian, The Scam, 1985, The Shoves, and Dillinger. He also performed in the shows Proceed With Honor, Red Christmas, and The Mosaic NYC. His directing credits include I Eat Pandas, T.J. Monkeys, and Maude Night, and he has taught workshops at colleges and high schools up and down the East Coast.

Before moving to New York, he improvised with the Dog Day Players at Dartmouth College, where he got a degree in English and creative writing. He also worked for the Telluride Film Festival and has written for and appeared in pilots for Comedy Central and HBO.

He is currently the Director of Student Affairs for the UCB Training Center in New York.

His website is: www.writeitlikedisaster.com


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June 2014
  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

July 2014
  • Performance

  • Class #2

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
  • Performance

    307 W 26th St (btwn 8th & 9th)

  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

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