Improv 101 Mondays 7-10pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Mondays 7-10pm
Start Date Dec 9, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Feb 29, 2020, 6:00pm
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.



Does not meet December 23, December 30, January 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), or February 17 (Presidents Day).

James Dwyer, teacher

James Dwyer James Dwyer -- comedian, actor, writer -- recently moved to LA from NYC. Here in LA you can catch his monthly shows The Big Dumb and Career Day LA. Formerly in NY James performed with The Law Firm, A Big Dumb Thing, Strife, Harold Night, The UCB Touring Company and in the sketch shows Standards & Practices and Dorothy Goes To Hollywood.

As an actor James has appeared on such television shows as What We Do In The Shadows, Mozart in the Jungle, Friends from College and in various national commercials. Follow him on Twitter @jamesbdwyer.

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