Improv 101 Mon-Fri 11am-2pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Mon-Fri 11am-2pm
Start Date Apr 1, 2019, 11:00am
Price $500
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Apr 13, 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, UCBstore.com or Amazon.com.


Please note all tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.
 
Class meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 11am-2pm   
 
Due to the nature of the intensive class, make-ups are much harder to schedule. 

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #227



Dan Hodapp, teacher

Dan Hodapp Dan is an actor, improviser and writer based in Los Angeles. He currently performs in The Assembly at UCB Sunset.

Dan has appeared on Vinyl, The Characters, Ghost Story Club, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. His turn as a reporter video for College Humor's Prank News series received international news coverage. Dan has also appeared in approximately one zillion internet comedy videos.

At UCBTNY, Dan performed on the Maude Team Beige and on the Harold Teams Surfing, Salmon Diane, Grammer and Coworkers. He also co-hosted Couples Skate with Natasha Rothwell as Hodapp & Rothwell.

Dan co-created and co-produced The Scene, a weekly showcase of improvised one-act plays, which featured guests from UCB, Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, The Daily Show, Second City and more. 

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