Improv 101 Thursdays 7-10pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Thursdays 7-10pm
Start Date Aug 15, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Oct 5, 2019, 4:30pm
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.



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.

Donald Chang, teacher

Donald  Chang Donald is a Southern boy turned NYC writer, actor, and improvisor. You can see him on TV Land's "Younger", the feature film “Happy Cleaners”, as well as the webseries “[Blank] My Life”. His previous stage credits include Doctor Chang in John Pollono’s “Rules of Seconds” at Barebones Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA, the lead in Hudson Guild Theater’s “The Pearl Diver”, a supporting role in Walk Up Arts’ “A Play About Drew Carey” and Young Ebeneezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol”. He’s written and performed pieces for Swamp Radio down in St. Augustine, Florida and his pilot script “Sitting” earned semi-finalist in WeScreenplay’s Diverse Voices 2017. He is currently on house team Din Din at UCBNY.

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