Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(9758) Improv 101 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm Jackie Jennings


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date
Sat April 5, 2014, 3:30pm 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.



Class does not meet May 24

Jackie Jennings, Teacher

Jackie is a writer and performer based in New York.

She began studying at the UCB in 2008 and is currently a proud member of Harold team GoodGirl.  She's had the pleasure of studying under Chris Gethard, Zach Woods, Will Hines, Brandon Gardner and many more wonderful teachers.  Other UCB credits include Vantage Point, (), The Play, Sketch Cram and Backyard Brawl.

Outside of UCB, Jackie has performed extensively with her indie improv and sketch teams 8GH, SWAG, Missing Earl and The IMPROVISED Play.

Jackie graduated from Johns Hopkins in 2008 with a B.A. in writing. Jackie's work has appeared in The Awl and The Daily Beast.  She lives in Astoria and regularly posts performances and grievances on her blog I Wear T. Shirts.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #2

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #3

    UCB NYC Classroom 6
     
  • Class #4

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • UCB NYC Classroom 6
    145 W 30th St. 4th Flr
    (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
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  • Class #5

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #6

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #7

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #8

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
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  • Performance

    UCB EAST
     
  • UCB EAST
    153 E. 3rd St. at Avenue A

     
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