Improv 101 Tues & Thurs 3-6pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Tues & Thurs 3-6pm
Start Date Jun 18, 2019, 3:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 15 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Jul 21, 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.



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 #234

NO CLASS JULY 2 & JULY 4

Brandon Gardner, teacher

Brandon Gardner Brandon is a writer, performer, stage director and improv teacher in Los Angeles after 10 years doing all those things in New York.

Brandon is a member of the UCB TourCo All-Stars with whom he occasionally performs and teaches workshops across the country.

Brandon has been an instructor at UCB since 2009 and has taught workshops in improvisation at theaters and Universities around the world.

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