Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(9799) Improv 101 Saturdays 12-3pm Shaun Diston


Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites
All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled
Saturdays 12-3pm
Start Date
Sat May 3, 2014, 12:00pm 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

Shaun Diston, Teacher

Shaun has been studying at the UCB Theater since 2008.  He has studied improv under Kevin Hines, Will Hines, Neil Casey, Zach Woods, Michael Delaney, Shannon O'Neill, Jordan Klepper, and Silvija Ozols, and many others.  Shaun is a former member of the Harold Teams Standard Oil and Still Mike. He's coached/directed various UCB house teams including Graceland and The Regulars.  

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #2

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #3

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Class #4

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

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

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 913
     
  • Performance

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

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

     
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