Improv 101 Sundays 6:30-9:30pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Sundays 6:30-9:30pm
Start Date Jan 6, 2019, 6:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 9, 2019, 1:00pm
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 February 3. Meets weekends of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents Day.

Christopher A Scott, teacher

Chris began classes at UCB in 2006 and has been performing with Thank You, Robot since 2007. (TYR has regular shows at Caveat in the LES.) He has appeared on the UCB stage in such shows as The End of the World (dir Will Hines), Wildehorn (dir Eliza Skinner), The Convergence (dir Will Hines & Zack Willis) and poHa (dir James Dwyer). He co-created The Breakup with Nicole Drespel and has developed various new improv forms (Dearly Departed, Bookclub, and Macrohander to name a few). He currently performs with the Lloyd team The Outlaw.

Technically, he appears on Broad City but his lines were cut.

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