LA Improv Program

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.

This class introduces the basics of how to perform long-form improv. Students will learn how to use "yes-and," playing at the top of your intelligence, active listening and support to create comedic improvised scenes.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 101 Mondays 6:30-9:30pm Apr 23rd, 2018, 6:30pm Ari Voukydis Sold Out
Improv 101 Wednesdays 3:30-6:30pm Apr 25th, 2018, 3:30pm Jessica Elaina Eason Course Details
Improv 101 Saturdays 11:30am-2:30pm Apr 28th, 2018, 11:30am Ben Siemon Sold Out
Improv 101 Sundays 3:30-6:30pm Apr 29th, 2018, 3:30pm Marcy Lane Jarreau Sold Out
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 11am-2pm - ONE WEEK- Apr 30th, 2018, 11:00am Intensive LA Sold Out
Improv 101 Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm May 2nd, 2018, 6:30pm Josh Simpson Course Details
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 11am-2pm May 7th, 2018, 11:00am Intensive LA Course Details
Improv 101 Tuesdays 6-9pm May 8th, 2018, 6:00pm Marissa Strickland Course Details
Improv 101 Tues-Fri 11am-2pm - ONE WEEK- May 29th, 2018, 11:00am Intensive LA Sold Out
Improv 101 Mon-Fri 11am-2pm - ONE WEEK- Jun 18th, 2018, 11:00am Intensive LA Course Details

This class introduces the concept of finding the Game of The Scene in long-form improv. The "game" is the cornerstone of the UCB improv philosophy - it roughly means being aware of what makes your scenes funny and focusing on it as the scene progresses.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 201 Mon-Fri 11am-2pm Apr 23rd, 2018, 11:00am Intensive LA Sold Out
Improv 201 Mondays 7-10pm Apr 23rd, 2018, 7:00pm Frank Garcia-Hejl Sold Out
Improv 201 Saturdays 11-2pm Apr 28th, 2018, 11:00am Susannah Becket Sold Out
Improv 201 Thursdays 6-9pm May 3rd, 2018, 6:00pm Mano Agapion Sold Out
Improv 201 Mon-Fri 11am-2pm May 7th, 2018, 11:00am Intensive LA Course Details

This class introduces the form called The Harold. In the Harold, performers improvise comedic scenes that connect to create one unified piece.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 301 Sundays 3:30-6:30 PM Apr 22nd, 2018, 3:30pm Joel Spence Sold Out
Improv 301 Tues & Thurs 2:30-5:30pm Apr 24th, 2018, 2:30pm Brandon Gardner Sold Out
Improv 301 Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm Apr 25th, 2018, 6:30pm Gavin Speiller Sold Out
Improv 301 Saturdays 3-6pm Apr 28th, 2018, 3:00pm Joel Spence Course Details
Improv 301 Thursdays 7-10pm May 3rd, 2018, 7:00pm Todd Fasen Course Details

In this class, students continue to study the Harold. After successfull completing this class, they have completed the core improv program at the UCBT.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Improv 401 Mondays 6:30-9:30pm Apr 23rd, 2018, 6:30pm Gavin Speiller Course Details
Improv 401 Wednesdays 6-9pm Apr 25th, 2018, 6:00pm Mano Agapion Sold Out
Improv 401 Sundays 3-6pm Apr 29th, 2018, 3:00pm Deborah Tarica Course Details
No courses currently available in this level

The Advanced Study program is an application-only set of classes, designed for students who have completed the core curriculum and are ready to make a professional level of commitment to improv or sketch comedy, and are ready to perform at an advanced level.

Level Day / Time Start Date Teacher Actions
Advanced Study Improv Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm Apr 24th, 2018, 6:30pm Billy Merritt Course Details
Advanced Study Improv Tuesdays 7-10pm Apr 24th, 2018, 7:00pm Casey Feigh Sold Out
Advanced Study Harold Wednesdays 11:30am-2:30pm Apr 25th, 2018, 11:30am Johnny Meeks Sold Out
Advanced Study Harold Mondays 2:30-5:30pm Apr 30th, 2018, 2:30pm Frank Garcia-Hejl Course Details