NY Improv Program

level image Improv 101 through Improv 401 make up our core Improv Program. In these courses you will learn how to improvise game-based comedic scenes and the Long Form structure known as the "Harold".

The Improv Advanced Study Program is open to all students who pass Improv 401 and wish to continue taking classes. The program offers a wide variety of classes including ones on specific aspects of improv, drilling the Harold, and different forms.

This class introduces the basics of how to perform long-form improv. Students will learn how to use "yes-and," playing at the top of your intelligence, active listening and support to create comedic improvised scenes.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 101 Mondays 3-6pm Jan 27th, 2020, 3:00pm Doug Moe Sold Out
Improv 101 Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm Jan 30th, 2020, 3:30pm Eric Gersen Sold Out
Improv 101 Fridays 6:30-9:30pm Jan 31st, 2020, 6:30pm Morgan Phillips Sold Out
Improv 101 Saturdays 11:30am-6:30pm Feb 1st, 2020, 11:30am Shannon O'Neill Sold Out
Improv 101 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm Feb 2nd, 2020, 6:30pm Alex French Sold Out
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm Feb 3rd, 2020, 11:30am Intensive Sold Out
Improv 101 Mondays 7-10pm Feb 3rd, 2020, 7:00pm Sebastian Conelli Course Details
Improv 101 Sundays 3-6pm Feb 9th, 2020, 3:00pm Devin Ritchie Sold Out
Improv 101 Wednesdays 7-10pm Feb 12th, 2020, 7:00pm Molly Thomas Sold Out
Improv 101 Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-3pm Feb 18th, 2020, 12:00pm Joey Price Course Details
Improv 101 Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-6pm Feb 18th, 2020, 3:00pm Alexandra Dickson Course Details
Improv 101 Thursdays 12-3pm Feb 20th, 2020, 12:00pm Shannon O'Neill Course Details
Improv 101 Sundays 11:30am-2:30pm Feb 23rd, 2020, 11:30am Christopher A Scott Sold Out
Improv 101 Mondays and Wednesdays 12-3pm Feb 24th, 2020, 12:00pm Shannon O'Neill Course Details
Improv 101 Mondays 5:30-8:30pm Feb 24th, 2020, 5:30pm Zack Willis Sold Out
Improv 101 Thursdays 7-10pm Feb 27th, 2020, 7:00pm Alex French Sold Out
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 11:30am-6:30pm Mar 2nd, 2020, 11:30am Intensive Course Details
Improv 101 Mondays 7-10pm Mar 2nd, 2020, 7:00pm James Dwyer Sold Out
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 11:30am-6:30pm Mar 30th, 2020, 11:30am Intensive Course Details

This class introduces the concept of finding the Game of The Scene in long-form improv. The "game" is the cornerstone of the UCB improv philosophy - it roughly means being aware of what makes your scenes funny and focusing on it as the scene progresses.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 201 Mondays 7-10pm Jan 27th, 2020, 7:00pm Bridget Holmes Sold Out
Improv 201 Tuesdays 3-6pm Jan 28th, 2020, 3:00pm Erik Tanouye Course Details
Improv 201 Tuesdays 2-5pm Feb 4th, 2020, 2:00pm Doug Moe Course Details
Improv 201 Tuesdays 6-9pm Feb 4th, 2020, 6:00pm Ben Rameaka Sold Out
Improv 201 Wednesdays 6:45-9:45pm Feb 5th, 2020, 6:45pm Sean Casey Sold Out
Improv 201 Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm Feb 13th, 2020, 6:30pm Ben Rameaka Course Details
Improv 201 Sundays 3-6pm Feb 23rd, 2020, 3:00pm James Dwyer Sold Out
Improv 201 Tuesdays 3:30-6:30pm Mar 3rd, 2020, 3:30pm Zack Willis Course Details
Improv 201 Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm Mar 9th, 2020, 11:30am Intensive Course Details

This class introduces the form called The Harold. In the Harold, performers improvise comedic scenes that connect to create one unified piece.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 301 Tuesdays 6-9pm Feb 4th, 2020, 6:00pm Doug Moe Sold Out
Improv 301 Mondays 6:45-9:45pm Feb 24th, 2020, 6:45pm Sean Casey Sold Out

In this class, students continue to study the Harold. After successfull completing this class, they have completed the core improv program at the UCBT.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 401 Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm Feb 26th, 2020, 6:30pm Alexandra Dickson Sold Out
No courses currently available in this level

The Advanced Study program is an application-only set of classes, designed for students who have completed the core curriculum and are ready to make a professional level of commitment to improv or sketch comedy, and are ready to perform at an advanced level.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Advanced Study Harold Tuesdays 6:45-9:45pm Feb 18th, 2020, 6:45pm Zack Willis Course Details
Advanced Study Performance Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm Mar 5th, 2020, 6:30pm Anthony Apruzzese Course Details