Improv 101 Thursdays 12-3pm
Improv 101: Improv Basics
|Prerequisites||All experience levels start with Improv 101|
|Start Date||Mar 12, 2020, 12:00pm|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||May 9, 2020, 12:15pm|
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 April 9.
John Murray, teacher
John Murray started studying with the UCB in 2004. He currently is a member of the UCB House Team GOAT. In 2013 Esquire Magazine named John "Comedy's Next Almost Star". John has appeared in numerous web videos for the likes of Above Average, Funny Or Die and UCBComedy. He is the co-creator of the IFC Comedy Crib series "John & Geoff Are Married". John has appeared on NBC's 30 Rock, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Cooking Channel and many television commercials. He is also the co-host of "Low Standards" which Time Out NY listed as one of "NYC Best Screening With Benefits". John happily lives in Brooklyn with his wife and kids. He's pumped to be performing at UCB.
For more info check out John's website: http://thejohnmurray.com/
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