(8051) Improv 101 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm Nicole Drespel
Improv 101: Improv Basics
- All experience levels start with Improv 101
- Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm
- Start Date
- Sat February 2, 2013, 3:30pm EST
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.
Nicole Drespel, Teacher
Nicole has appeared in performance workshops for The Time Capsule and Suck My Dick. She was previously a member of Harold teams Robber Baron and dybbuk and appeared in This is About Smith (written by Leila Cohan-Miccio, directed by Caitlin Bitzegaio).
She is currently a member of improv teams Castlemania! (2008 3x3 tournament semi-finalists), Scoundrel, Teenage Cop and Against All Odds (with Christopher Scott). If you like watching things on the internet, she encourages you to check out the Leila Cohan-Miccio and Caitlin Bitzegaio penned Vag Magazine at vagmagazine.tv.
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