Improv 101 Wednesdays 12-3pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Wednesdays 12-3pm
Start Date Mar 14, 2018, 12:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance May 14, 2018, 6:00pm
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

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, or

Note: Meets during week of Passover.

Patrick Clair, teacher

Patrick Clair is a writer, performer, and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He currently writes for the sketch team The Gift and performs improv occasionally with Teacher Feature. Outside UCB, Patrick is a staff writer for the radio variety show Live From Here with Chris Thile (formerly titled A Prairie Home Companion) which airs Saturday evenings on public radio.

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