Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(8879) Improv 101 Mondays 7-10pm Gavin Speiller


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Mondays 7-10pm
Start Date
Mon August 19, 2013, 7:00pm EDT
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.



Gavin Speiller, Teacher

Gavin has been writing, performing and directing shows at the UCB Theatre since 2002.  He 's studied under a number of fantastic teachers including Ian Roberts, Michael Delaney, Billy Merritt and Kevin Mullaney. Gavin currently performs improv with the UCB house team 1985 as well as improv and sketch with the independent group Rogue Elephant.  He can also be seen in a number of video projects, commercials and as a

member of the UCB Touring Company.  Gavin loves college basketball and Yoohoo.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

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