Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(9179) Improv 101 Wed and Fri 9am-12pm Doug Moe

Improv 101: Improv Basics

All experience levels start with Improv 101
Wed and Fri 9am-12pm
Start Date
Wed October 30, 2013, 9:00am EDT

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.

Doug Moe, Teacher

Doug Moe is a comedic actor based out of the UCB Theatre since 1998. He is a member of legendary improv team MOTHER (2008 ECNY Winner, Best Improv Group), which had an unprecedented 7-year run at the UCB Theatre. He is a long-time member of the teaching faculty at UCB.

His latest one-person show DOUG MOE IS A BAD DAD (“Well written, well directed and well paced, this show was an all around pleasure”- Improvisation Review) was featured and mentioned in the New York Times, The Brooklyn Paper, and Cool Mom Picks.

Doug can be seen performing at the UCB East in HOT FOR TEACHER.

Other past acting and writing credits include the sketch shows “Sad Dads,” “Get Evolved” and “Dr. Doug Changes Your Mind.” He has appeared on TV in such shows as The Onion News Network, 30 Rock and Rescue Me. His sketches have been heard on NPR and on the internet.

He writes about being a dad at www.manvchild.com.
Follow Doug on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DougMoe
More info: http://www.dougmoe.net


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October 2013
  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 1
  • UCB NYC Classroom 1
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
November 2013
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 3
  • Class #4

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

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