Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(7830) Improv 201 Wednesdays 7-10pm Brian Faas


Improv 201: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
Scheduled
Wednesdays 7-10pm
Start Date
Wed January 2, 2013, 7:00pm EST
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 1/16


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.

Brian Faas, Teacher

Brian Faas has been a resident improviser at UCB since 2006, and currently performs on Friday nights with The Law Firm. On stage, he has appeared in "KILLGORE", "The Same Sex-tacular!", and the Harold teams Tantrum, The Fucking Kennedys, Scootch, and Bastian. 

You may have also seen his face on Fuse, Comedy Central, and Vh1, where he spent several seasons as a cast member on "Best Week Ever."  Brian studied film at Brown University, and hails from Roswell, Georgia.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 2
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #4

    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 2
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 3
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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  • UCB NYC Classroom 5
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
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    UCB NYC Classroom 5
     
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    UCB NYC Classroom 1
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 5
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 1
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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  • Performance

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

     
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This Course is Completed.