Improv 101: Improv Basics
- All experience levels start with Improv 101
- Wednesdays 9am-12pm
- Start Date
- Wed March 12, 2014, 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.
Morgan Grace Jarrett, Teacher
Morgan has been a performer at UCB Theatre since 2008. She has studied under, Joe Wengert, Micheal Delaney, Bobby Moynihan and Chris Gethard. She was an original member of HAROLD Teams Ragnarock and American Cousin and can now be seen every Saturday with Grandma's Ashes. Morgan was also a member of the Indie Improv Teams Oprhan Tycoon and Harry & Conrad. Other UCB shows include, OMG, I Heard You're Dying, The Bachelor: Romance, Roses and Romance, Ladies Night and the MAUDE Team Gramps. TV credits include, NBC andComedy Central. She can be seen in numerous web videos for, UCB Comedy, Jest, Landline and more. She also played the role of Kit in the Web Series Vag Magazine. Morgan is thrilled to be teaching an art form she loves so much.