Improv 101 Mondays and Thursdays 7pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Mondays and Thursdays 7pm
Start Date Oct 15, 2018, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Nov 10, 2018, 4:15pm
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, UCBstore.com or Amazon.com.

Molly Thomas, teacher

Molly is an improvisor, actor and writer based in New York City. Current UCB Shows: Higgins: The Instagram Show, Teacher Feature, Damned If You Do and We Know How You Die! Previous UCB shows: Sherlock & Cookies, Hotspur, The Lady Jam!, the Jam at UCB East as well as the sketch show "Standards & Practices". Molly is back performing UCB's Damned If You Do at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in DC. She returns after 2016's run of We Know How You Die! at Woolly. Molly starred Off-Broadway in the world premiere of Beau Willimon's play "Breathing Time". She's has been featured on Late Night with Seth Meyers, The President Show, Above Average, UCBComedy, Nickelodeon and MTV. Molly studied Theatre and English at Indiana University. She studied acting, set building, ticket taking, bathroom maintenance and snow shoveling at Jeff Daniels' Purple Rose Theatre Company. She's a proud union member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. www.molly-thomas.com

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