Improv 101 Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-3pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-3pm
Start Date Feb 18, 2020, 12:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 22, 2020, 3:00pm
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.


Note: Meets on St. Patrick's Day. Check calendar before enrolling.

Patrick Keene, teacher

Patrick Keene Patrick is an improviser/actor based in Brooklyn, NY. You can see him on the road with UCB's TourCo or at UCBT Hell's Kitchen in Here & Queer and every Friday on The Law Firm. Maybe you can also catch him around NYC with his indie groups Moof and PLUR. He is a Pisces and is on Twitter (@doo_kee) and Instagram (@pad00d2.0). Can you believe?

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