Improv 101 Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Jan 16, 2020, 3:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 7, 2020, 12:15pm
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, or

Jake Cornell, teacher

Jake Cornell Jake Cornell is an actor and comedian based in New York City. He performs every other Tuesday on Harold Night with his team, Promises. He has been seen on College Humor, MTV News, and as well as hosting the game show Finish The Hit on Billboard. He produces and hosts Queer Therapy Live, an all queer variety show happening monthly at Caveat in the Lower East Side. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @jakewcornell or check out

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