Improv 101 Tuesdays 7-10pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Tuesdays 7-10pm
Start Date Jan 8, 2019, 7:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 2, 2019, 1:15pm
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.

Class Size: 16 Students


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.



Please note all tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.




Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #222

Don Fanelli, teacher

Don has been performing at the UCB Theatre since 2010 and currently performs with The Stepfathers every Friday night. Previously he performed on Harold Night with many teams, including Sandino and Salmon Diane, acted on Maude Night with Gramps and Dinner, was an actor and writer on the UCB Digital team, Also Also, and performed around the country with the UCB Touring Company. He can also be seen performing often with his indie teams: Fuck That Shit! (2016 Cagematch Champs), Dreadnought (Performed in a sushi restaurant), and Sabonis (3 time winner of the annual 3x3 Tournament).

Don has written and performed in many shows at the UCB Theatre including Sketches from an Italian Restaurant: A Billy Joel Sketch Show and his one man show: Mr. Jersey's Neighborhood. He was also selected to perform in the 2015 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal in the New Faces: Characters showcase.

Don has appeared in a bunch of commercials and TV shows like Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, 30 Rock, and the Late Show with David Letterman and has written and performed in many online videos for Above Average, College Humor, and UCB Comedy.

You can see him starring in the upcoming Go90 series, Animal Agent, and co-starring as Todd on PopTV's, Nightcap.

Check out updated videos at: www.don-fanelli.com

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