Improv 101 Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Nov 15, 2018, 3:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Dec 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, UCBstore.com or Amazon.com.


Does not meet November 22. Meets during Hanukkah, check calendar before enrolling.

Zack Willis, teacher

Zack Willis grew up in Westchester County, NY. He graduated from Emerson College in Boston and has been performing at UCB since 2011. He has been teaching there since 2014.

He currently performs in NYC on Saturday nights with his team, Women & Men. He performs regularly with Rumpleteaser, UCB's musical improv team. He also performs around the country with UCB TourCo.

Zack's writing has appeared on Funny Or Die and The Onion Video.

zackwillis.com

https://vimeo.com/152203702

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