Improv 101 1-Week Tues-Fri 11am-6pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled 1-Week Tues-Fri 11am-6pm
Start Date May 28, 2019, 11:00am
Price $500
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Jun 1, 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 for one week, from 11am-2pm & 3-6pm.

Due to the nature of the intensive class, make-ups are much harder to schedule.

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #229

Mike Leffingwell, teacher

Mike Leffingwell Mike Leffingwell has written for Dreamworks Animation Television, Hulu, and Reelz Channel. He's contributed to the Onion News Network, the Late Late Show, My Damn Channel, and Reader's Digest. On TV Mike has appeared on The Goldbergs, Conan, and several national commercials. Mike is a longtime performer and teacher at UCB LA, where he was a member of the first Harold team and has since performed with several teams, all with ridiculous names, as well as in his one-man shows Stupid Husbands, and 12 Angry Men (the One Man Show). Currently Mike can be seen at UCB on the first and third Tuesday of every month playing with Teacher's Lounge. Mike Mike Mike!

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