LA Courses

NOTE:

BECAUSE OF HIGH DEMAND IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO SIGN UP FOR CERTAIN UCB CLASSES.

Here's what to expect:

  • Classes sell out very quickly, sometimes less than a minute, depending on the level and time slot.
  • We do not maintain wait lists for sold out classes.
  • Classes are posted 1-8 weeks ahead of time.
  • You can sign up for email notifications about upcoming classes at dashboard.ucbcomedy.com
  • We offer classes morning, afternoon and evenings 7 days a week.
  • More answers can be found in the frequently asked questions section.


Improv 101 through Improv 401 make up our core Improv Program. In these courses you will learn how to improvise game-based comedic scenes and the Long Form structure known as the "Harold".

The Improv Advanced Study Program is open to all students who pass Improv 401 and wish to continue taking classes. The program offers a wide variety of classes including ones on specific aspects of improv, drilling the Harold, and different forms.

Sketch 101 through Sketch 301 make up our core Sketch Program. In these courses you will learn to write sketches in a variety of formats, working alone or with others while focusing on finding the "game" of your sketches.

Successful completion of Sketch 301 allows you to apply for our Advanced Study program. For information on how to apply for the Advanced Study Sketch program go here.

The UCB Academy is a new program that will have classes available soon!

This program is for improv only. Students must successfully audition or be on a UCB House Team to take classes in the UCB Academy.

To read the announcement and learn more about the UCB Academy go here.

We offer elective courses each with a special focus. These courses include: writing and performing characters, musical improv, storytelling, sitcom spec writing, casting workshops, etc.