(9756) Improv 101 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm Patrick Noth
Improv 101: Improv Basics
- All experience levels start with Improv 101
- Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm
- Start Date
- Sat April 19, 2014, 3:30pm 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.
Class does not meet May 24
Patrick Noth, Teacher
TV Writing/Performance credits include an Emmy nomination for his work on the cartoon series Pale Force, a recurring sketch on LateNight with Conan O'Brien. Patrick has also written and appeared in sketches on ComedyCentral.
Internet accomplishments include his original sketches featured on Funny or Die, and acting/performance credits for CollegeHumor Originals, LandlineTV and UCB Comedy.
Patrick can be seen performing all over New York with his improv team Dreamboat (2010 Indie Cagematch Tournament champs), a weekly variety show with his improv team Gadget and as a Freestyle Rapper for the Off-Broadway show The Ride.
Patrick is thrilled to be performing on the UCBHarold TeamTheRegulars.
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