Improv 101 Sundays 3:30-6:30pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Sundays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date Mar 17, 2019, 3:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance May 11, 2019, 12:00pm
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, or

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

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #231


Mike Leffingwell, teacher

Mike Leffingwell Mike Leffingwell has written material for The Onion News Network,, Marc Maron's Air America radio show, the Late Late Show, My Damn Channel and Reader's Digest, and has worked as a staff writer for Hulu and Reelz Channel. On TV Mike has appeared on Conan, Talk Show with Spike Feresten, MANswers, and in several national commercials. He was also in the films iSteve and The Mad Ones. Mike is a longtime teacher and performer at UCB LA, where he has performed with Daily Sheriff, Typhoon, Fun Town, several Harold teams, and in his one-man sketch show Stupid Husbands. Currently Mike is working as a staff writer for Netflix's The New Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show, and can be seen at UCB in 12 ANGRY MEN: THE ONE MAN SHOW. Mike Mike Mike!

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