Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10189) Improv 201 Thursdays 7-10pm Aaron Jackson


Improv 201: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
Scheduled
Thursdays 7-10pm
Start Date
Thu July 3, 2014, 7:00pm EDT
Price
$400.00

The UCB Training Center teaches quality comedic scenes focus on one central comedic idea: referred to as "The Game" of the scene.

Students will be taught: 1) identifying "games," 2) heightening - finding new ways to make your scenes get funnier from start to finish, 3) realizing how patterns support the "game," 4) second beats (returning to scenes later in a piece).

This course meets for 8 sessions that are each 3 hours long.

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

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

Admission to 301 after the completion of this course is not guaranteed. Students will be judged on their application of concepts that they have learned in Improv 101 & 201. The Training Center will send placement notification to students within 10 days of the Improv 201 graduation performance. Students may not enroll in Improv 301 before receiving this notification.

Class Size: 16 Students


Aaron Jackson, Teacher

Aaron is a writer and performer at the UCB Theatre.

He currently performs with What I Did For Love every Saturday night. Other UCB credits include Harold Night, Maude Night, and the sketch show he co-wrote, 'Erik Dies, You're Stupid and We Hate You.' Aaron is also a member of the UCB Touring Company. 

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

     
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  • Class #6

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 904
     
  • Class #7

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 907
     
  • Class #8

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

    UCBT NYC
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 904
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

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

     
  • UCBT NYC
    307 W 26th St (btwn 8th & 9th)

     
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