Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(8006) Improv 101 Sundays 12-3pm Phil Jackson


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Sundays 12-3pm
Start Date
Sun January 13, 2013, 12:00pm EST
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.



Phil Jackson, Teacher

Phil is a performer and writer from Yardley, Pennsylvania. He has been studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre since August of 2009 and has had the pleasure of learning under Greg Tuculescu, Brandon Gardner, Silvija Ozols, Will Hines, Chelsea Clarke, Jordan Klepper, Kevin Hines, Neil Casey, Dyna Moe, Anthony Atamanuik, Chris Gethard, and a handful of other wonderful instructors. He performs on the Harold Team THE REGULARS and also co-hosts Improv Nerds at UCB. He performs in the NYC indie improv scene with Dreamboat, Kelly Cash, and Jump On Three. Phil also writes and performs independently with sketch group Cardigan Comedy.


Phil likes music and brunch.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
February 2013
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  • Class #4

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #5

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #7

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 3
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
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  • Class #8

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Performance

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

     
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