Improv 101 Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15-9:15pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15-9:15pm
Start Date Aug 6, 2019, 6:15pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Aug 31, 2019, 1:30pm
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: Performance is Saturday of Labor Day weekend. Check calendar before enrolling.

Anthony Apruzzese, teacher

Anthony Apruzzese Anthony is a writer/performer living in Brooklyn by way of Bayonne, New Jersey.

Anthony performs every Monday night at the UCBeast with Improv Nerds. Previously, he inflicted his will on Harold Night with Slamball and the 2014 Cagematch World Champion team, The Enemy.

in 2015, Anthony's one man show "This Show Will Get a Cease and Desist" had a six month run at UCB Chelsea. Anthony also hosted/wrote/and directed his own late night talk show, Showtime, at the UCBeast for over two years. He is also one-third of the improv/sketch group Greasy Lake, whose comedic play, "Key to the City," enjoyed a run at UCB Chelsea in 2014.

Anthony has a web project of short videos called Anthony Apruzzese's Web Presents as well as a brand new series he filmed more recently with UCB Comedy, Uncle Tony.

Twitter: @Tony_Showtime

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