Improv 101 Wednesdays 3-6pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Wednesdays 3-6pm
Start Date Mar 4, 2020, 3:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Apr 26, 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.


Note: Class meets on April 8, first night of Passover.

Christopher A Scott, teacher

Christopher A Scott Chris began classes at UCB in 2006 and has been performing with Thank You, Robot since 2007. (TYR has regular shows at Caveat in the LES.) He has appeared on the UCB stage in such shows as The End of the World (dir Will Hines), Wildehorn (dir Eliza Skinner), The Convergence (dir Kevin Hines & Zack Willis) and poHa (dir James Dwyer). He co-created The Breakup with Nicole Drespel and has developed various new improv forms (Dearly Departed, Bookclub, and Macrohander to name a few). He was on the Lloyd teams Outlaw, Hotcake and the Harold team Ritual for exactly one performance. Then the UCB4 dismantled UCB NY.

Pay performers. Support staff. Don't protect predators.

Registration Unavailable
Why can't I register?

Schedule