Improv 101 Mondays 3:30-6:30pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Mondays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Jan 7, 2019, 3:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 17, 2019, 2:45pm
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.


Note: Does not meet January 21 or February 18. Class show is on St. Patrick's Day. Check calendar before enrolling!

Ray Cordova, teacher

Ray Cordova Ray Cordova can be seen performing with his improv team, Astronomy Club, every second Monday of the month, at the UCB East theater. Ray is an improviser, writer and actor. Abandoning the idea of college or a regular "9 to 5" long long ago, Ray has no qualms about missing out on the finer things in life, like a roommate-less apartment or unprocessed food. On a personal note, Ray enjoys spicy food and sharing.

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