Academy Performance Thursdays 7-10pm

Academy Performance: Performance Focused Courses

Prerequisites Accepted into the UCB Academy
Scheduled Thursdays 7-10pm
Start Date Dec 5, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $450 + Fees
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 6 sessions, 3 hours each
Performances Jan 3, 2020, 5:00pm
Jan 10, 2020, 5:00pm
Jan 17, 2020, 5:00pm
Each academy class is instructor-driven. Students in this course will focus on preparing for a series of performances, whether it is an existing form or a form developed within the class itself.


LET'S CREATE A FORM with Julie Brister

With a focus on strong, emotionally committed scene work and tinkering with other existing structures, this class will work together to create their own shiny new form for performance. 

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #222

All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee. 

IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THE REFUND POLICY FOR ACADEMY COURSES. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS IF WITHDRAWAL REQUEST IS RECEIVED LESS THAN 1 FULL BUSINESS DAY PRIOR TO THE START OF COURSE.   

If you are approved for Academy and wish to take this class, you may enroll now. More information about our Academy program can be found here: https://ucbtrainingcenter.com/academy

NO CLASS DECEMBER 26


Julie Brister, teacher

Julie Brister Julie Brister is a performer, director and teacher living in Los Angeles. She's been a part of UCB since it's early days in NYC and has performed in many shows including her solo-show Fatparts, which she also performed at SF Sketchfest and at Out of Bounds in Austin. Other shows include Showgirls! The Best Movie Ever Made! Ever!, Laid Up, and Put it in You! The Sex-Ed Musical. She's performed with dozens of improv groups over the years and currently improvises with her fellow teachers in Assembly.

Julie plays Marva Jefferson on Goliath on Amazon and Daisy the attorney on Review on Comedy Central. Other TV credits include Superstore (NBC), Adam Ruins Everything (TruTV), Transparent (Amazon), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX), Playing House (USA), Parks and Recreation (NBC), The New Normal (NBC), Comedy Bang Bang (IFC), Newsreaders (Adult Swim), Onion News Network (IFC), New Girl (FOX), Good Luck Charlie (Disney), Rules of Engagement (CBS), and Conan (TBS).

She has an alarming collection of owls and clowns.

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