(9895) Improv 101 Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm Jackie Jennings
Improv 101: Improv Basics
- All experience levels start with Improv 101
- Saturdays 3:30-6:30pm
- Start Date
- Sat June 7, 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 June 21 but does meet July 4th weekend - check your schedule carefully before signing up!
Jackie Jennings, Teacher
Jackie is the creator and star of the popular, webseries Neighbors which you can find on her website below. She appears on The Chris Gethard Show as one half of The Couple Who Is So In Love But Will Definitely Break Up in 6 Months. If you're still like, More, please, of this lady! you can check out videos for Above Average, Cracked.com and UCBComedy.com that she's been in.
Jackie graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Writing Seminars and regularly contributes to Above Average and Reductress. Her work has also appeared on The Awl, Hot Hot Phone and The Daily Beast.
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