Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(8882) Improv 101 Mondays 6:45-9:45pm Don Fanelli


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Mondays 6:45-9:45pm
Start Date
Mon September 9, 2013, 6:45pm 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.



Don Fanelli, Teacher

Don has studied under some of the best teachers and improvisers at the UCB Theater since 2007, and has performed regularly since 2010.  He has performed on a number of Harold teams, including Sandino, and currently performs with Salmon Diane.  He also acts on Maude Night with Dinner, and formally with Gramps.


Don has studied with Bill Esper, in the two year acting intensive at the William Esper Studio, has performed in numerous shows at the UCB theatre, and has appeared in a bunch of short plays, commercials, promos, videos, and TV shows, like 30 Rock.


Don has been an active coach of all levels of improv since 2010 and now looks forward to teaching at the UCB.

Schedule

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September 2013
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  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 4
     
  • Class #4

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

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

     
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