Improv 101 Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30-3:30pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30-3:30pm
Start Date Mar 23, 2020, 12:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Apr 16, 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: Meets on April 8, first night of Passover, but finishes at 3:30pm.

Shannon O'Neill, teacher

Shannon O'Neill Shannon O'Neill has been performing at UCB for almost two decades. She can be seen every Friday night performing with The Stepfathers, and every Sunday night hosting and performing in UCBT's longest running show, ASSSSCAT 30000. You may recognize her from Broad City, High Maintenance, Difficult People, The Chris Gethard Show, Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter, Man Seeking Woman, or feature film Women Who Kill. Rolling Stone called her "effortlessly funny" and the Hollywood Reporter called her "A very good Shannon O'Neill." Follow her on the tweets and grams - @spotastic photo credit: Atisha Paulson

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