Upright Citizens Brigade Improvisation and Sketch Comedy Training Center

(9960) Improv 201 Thursdays 12:15-3:15pm Patrick Clair


Improv 201: Game of the Scene

Prerequisites
Completion of Improv 101 within previous two years
Scheduled
Thursdays 12:15-3:15pm
Start Date
Thu May 22, 2014, 12:15pm EDT
Price
$400.00

The UCB Training Center teaches quality comedic scenes focus on one central comedic idea: referred to as "The Game" of the scene.

Students will be taught: 1) identifying "games," 2) heightening - finding new ways to make your scenes get funnier from start to finish, 3) realizing how patterns support the "game," 4) second beats (returning to scenes later in a piece).

This course meets for 8 sessions that are each 3 hours long.

Students will take part in a class performance, generally held at the UCB Theatre.

Students are required to see at least 2 improvised shows at the UCB Theater before the end of the course.

Admission to 301 after the completion of this course is not guaranteed. Students will be judged on their application of concepts that they have learned in Improv 101 & 201. The Training Center will send placement notification to students within 10 days of the Improv 201 graduation performance. Students may not enroll in Improv 301 before receiving this notification.

Class Size: 16 Students


Patrick Clair, Teacher

Patrick Clair graduated from Vassar College where he performed with the poorly yet aptly named Improv, as well as the sketch group Happily Ever Laughter. He has studied at the UCB since 2006, under Joe Wengert, Charlie Sanders, Zach Woods, Michael Delaney, Anthony King and Charlie Todd. Around NYC he can be seen performing with independent teams Bad Data and Four Really Good Friends. At the UCB Theatre he can be seen on Harold Night performing with RAGNARÖCK.

Schedule

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  • Class #1

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
     
  • Class #5

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
     
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    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
     
  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 905
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

     
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  • Class #7

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
     
  • Class #8

    UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
     
  • Performance

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  • UCB Training Center, 520 Eighth Ave, Ninth Floor - 903
    520 8th Ave 9th Floor

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

     
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This Course is Completed.