Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10315) Improv 101 Sundays 12-3pm Abra Tabak


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Sundays 12-3pm
Start Date
Sun August 10, 2014, 12:00pm 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.



Class does not meet August 31 or September 14

Abra Tabak, Teacher

Abra is an actress and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She began studying at UCB in 2006 and has since performed on the Harold team, Bastian, and in the improvised soap opera "As the Diamond Burns." She also performed on the UCB sketch team, Dweeb, and in "Brad Sacks Gets A Handjob."

She currently improvises every Saturday night at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre with Grandma’s Ashes and on Friday nights in "What I Did For Love."She can also be seen performing across the country with the UCB Touring Company.

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

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

     
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  • Class #4

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
     
  • Class #5

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 906
     
  • Class #6

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

     
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  • Class #7

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

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

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

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

     
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