Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(7201) Improv 101 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm Josh Patten


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Sundays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date
Sun July 8, 2012, 6:30pm EDT
Price
$350.00

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.



Josh Patten, Teacher

Josh Patten has performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since 2008, and can currently be seen every Saturday Night at UCB Chelsea with Grandma's Ashes and here and there with Fuck That Shit (A Comedy Team). Josh began studying and performing improv in 2005 with Washington Improv Theater in D.C. He has trained at the UCB since 2007, under the outstanding nonet of Charlie Todd, Shannon O'Neill, Curtis Gwinn, Porter Mason, Chris Gethard, Anthony King, Zach Woods, Anthony Atamanuik and Dyna Moe.

Josh is a veteran of Harold Teams The Bishop, Ragnarock, and American Cousin, Maude Team Thunder Gulch, movie group Oscarbait, and indie teams Dogbasket, Identity Theft and many more.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #4

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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  • Class #5

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #7

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #8

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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