Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(10355) Improv 201 Tuesdays 3-6pm Doug Moe


Improv 201: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
Scheduled
Tuesdays 3-6pm
Start Date
Tue September 2, 2014, 3:00pm 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


Doug Moe, Teacher

Doug Moe is a comedic actor based out of the UCB Theatre since 1998. He is a member of legendary improv team MOTHER (2008 ECNY Winner, Best Improv Group), which had an unprecedented 7-year run at the UCB Theatre. He is a long-time member of the teaching faculty at UCB.

His latest one-person show DOUG MOE IS A BAD DAD (“Well written, well directed and well paced, this show was an all around pleasure”- Improvisation Review) was featured and mentioned in the New York Times, The Brooklyn Paper, and Cool Mom Picks.

Doug can be seen performing at the UCB East in HOT FOR TEACHER.

Other past acting and writing credits include the sketch shows “Sad Dads,” “Get Evolved” and “Dr. Doug Changes Your Mind.” He has appeared on TV in such shows as The Onion News Network, 30 Rock and Rescue Me. His sketches have been heard on NPR and on the internet.

He writes about being a dad at www.manvchild.com.
Follow Doug on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DougMoe
More info: http://www.dougmoe.net

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #2

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #3

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #4

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #5

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

     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #7

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
  • Class #8

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

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

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

     
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This Course is Completed.