Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(8035) Improv 101 Mondays 9am-12pm Don Fanelli


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Mondays 9am-12pm
Start Date
Mon January 28, 2013, 9:00am 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.


Class does not meet 2/18

Don Fanelli, Teacher

Don has been performing at the UCB Theatre since 2010 and currently performs with The Stepfathers every Friday night. Previously he performed on Harold Night with many teams, including Sandino and Salmon Diane, and acted on Maude Night with Gramps and Dinner. He also often performed around the country with the UCB Touring Company. He currently still performs with indie teams Fuck That Shit (A Comedy Team) and Sabonis (winner of the 2011 & 2012 3x3 Tournament).

Don has written and performed in many shows at the UCB Theatre includingSketches for an Italian Restaurant: A Billy Joel Sketch Show and his one man show: Mr. Jersey's Neighborhood. He was selected to perform in the 2015 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal in the New Faces: Characters showcase.

Don has appeared in a bunch of commercials and TV shows like Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, 30 Rock, Girl Code and the Late Show with David Letterman and has written and performed in many online videos for Above Average, College Humor, and UCB Comedy.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

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

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #4

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

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • Class #7

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
     
  • 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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This Course is Completed.