Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10276) Improv 201 Sundays 3:15-6:15pm Jackie Jennings


Improv 201: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
Scheduled
Sundays 3:15-6:15pm
Start Date
Sun August 3, 2014, 3:15pm 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


Class does not meet Aug 31

Jackie Jennings, Teacher

Jackie is a writer and performer based in New York.

She began studying at the UCB in 2008 and is currently a proud member of Harold team GoodGirl.  She's had the pleasure of studying under Chris Gethard, Zach Woods, Will Hines, Brandon Gardner and many more wonderful teachers.  Other UCB credits include Vantage Point, (), The Play, Sketch Cram and Backyard Brawl.

Outside of UCB, Jackie has performed extensively with her indie improv and sketch teams 8GH, SWAG, Missing Earl and The IMPROVISED Play.

Jackie graduated from Johns Hopkins in 2008 with a B.A. in writing. Jackie's work has appeared in The Awl and The Daily Beast.  She lives in Astoria and regularly posts performances and grievances on her blog I Wear T. Shirts.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
     
  • Class #2

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
     
  • Class #3

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

     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
     
  • 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 - 906
     
  • Performance

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

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

     
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