Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(9330) Improv for Teens Saturdays 12-3pm Natasha Rothwell

Improv for Teens: Improv for Teens

Saturdays 12-3pm
Start Date
Sat January 4, 2014, 12:00pm EST

Students will learn the fundamentals of long-form improvisation including: agreement, active listening, playing truthfully and to the top of your intelligence and group mind.

Course meets for multiple sessions, each 3 hours long.

Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at the UCB Theatre.

This course is geared towards students 15-18 who are still in high school, and focuses on exercises and skills designed for younger improv students.

NYC students receiving free or reduced price school meals may be eligible for scholarships. Please email [email protected] with inquiries.

This course will not provide students advanced placement within the UCB Training Center curriculum.

Natasha Rothwell, Teacher

Natasha Rothwell is a comedy performer, writer and director living and working in New York. This sometimes worries her mother.

Natasha is a Creative and Performing Arts Scholar and graduate of the University of Maryland theater program and has performed at The Kennedy Center, Studio Theatre, Olney Theatre, and Arena Stage. After moving to New York, she studied at The Peoples Improv Theater where she won the NBC Universal Diversity Scholarship, and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater where she was selected to perform at the Just for Laughs 2012: New Faces Characters Showcase in Montreal. Her parents cried.

In addition to the Just for Laughs Festival she has been invited to perform at comedy festivals over the country: DC Comedy Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, Del Close Improv Marathon, Toronto International Improv Festival, Charleston Comedy Festival, Philadelphia Improv Festival, DuoFest, Dirty South Improv Festival, Mid-Atlantic Improv Festival, Baltimore Improv Festival.

Natasha is currently a cast member of the Maude team Dinner, and is a member of the weekend team The Curfew. Previous teams include: Kinsey (Lloyd Night), Neighbor Boy (Maude Night), and Goodgirl (Harold Night)

Natasha also performs in the hilarious award-winning duo Hodapp and Rothwell, and can be seen performing regularly with Super Nice, Oh Boy!, and War Bride. She can be heard on the podcast, Naked Radio. She is also a very proud member of The Striking Viking Story Pirates.

For more information visit: www.thoreauup.com


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January 2014
  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
  • Class #4

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
February 2014
  • Class #5

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
  • Class #6

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
  • Performance

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

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