Improv 101 Tuesdays 3:30-6:30pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Tuesdays 3:30-6:30pm
Start Date May 21, 2019, 3:30pm
Price $450
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Jul 21, 2019, 4:30pm
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 #225

NO CLASS JULY 2


Todd Fasen, teacher

Todd Fasen Todd Fasen has been performing since his days in preschool when he was cast as the role of Max in his preschool graduation production of Where The Wild Things Are. In 2000 he began improvising as a member of the Vassar College improv troupe boringly named Improv. Todd studied improv at both UCBTLA and IO West. He currently performs weekly at UCBTLA with the house teams Convoy and Sentimental Lady. He is a teacher at UCBTLA as well as a member of the UCB Tour Co. Todd had a recurring role on the critically acclaimed FX SeriesTerriers, and co-created and starred in a pilot for Comedy Central. He has also appeared on Reno 911!ConanKey & Peele, and in various national commercials. Other UCBTLA credits include Thirty:30, Comedy Death-RayCDR SketchQuick and Funny Musicals,and Sketch Cram.

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