Improv 101 Mondays 7-10pm
Improv 101: Improv Basics
|Prerequisites||All experience levels start with Improv 101|
|Start Date||Oct 7, 2019, 7:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Dec 7, 2019, 6:00pm|
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.
Note: Meets on October 14, a holiday. Check calendars carefully before enrolling. Does not meet November 11.
Alex French, teacher
Alex is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn.
He grew up in Cincinnati watching the stinky Bengals and then went to school at Notre Dame, watching the slightly less stinky Fighting Irish teams and majoring in Film and Television (which was not stinky at all). He moved to New York after graduation and taught 4th grade for two years through Teach For America.
Alex can currently be seen improvising with Higgins: the Instagram Show every Friday at 7pm at UCB at SubCulture, as well as various other shows and venues throughout the city.