Improv 101 Thursdays 7-10pm
Improv 101: Improv Basics
|Prerequisites||All experience levels start with Improv 101|
|Start Date||Sep 5, 2019, 7:00pm|
|Price||$450 + Fees|
|Class Size||16 students|
|Sessions||8 sessions, 3 hours each|
|Performance||Oct 26, 2019, 12:00pm|
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.
Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #233
All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.
Carrie McCrossen, teacher
Carrie is a New York-based actor and comedian. She has performed with The Pearl Theatre Company, and at Joe's Pub, LPR, Ars Nova. Regionally she has appeared at The Depot, Oberon (ART,) and Geva Theatre. She holds a BA in Theater from Fordham University.
Carrie's show All in Favor, which she wrote and also performs in, is currently running at UCB.
Her solo show, MILP: Moms I'd Like to Portray, ran at the UCBT in 2016. Carrie also performs improv every Friday night with her team, Bucky, and is a member of the house musical improv team, Rumpleteaser. Previous UCB credits include Women & Men (Harold,) GoodGirl (Harold,) Huxtable, (Lloyd) and Chunk, Ripley, One Idiot (Maude,) 1770-Something, Baseball is America and the UCBT ten-minute plays.
Carrie has appeared in videos for Funny or Die, TV Land, Above Average, College Humor, MTV, NatGeo, UCB Comedy, YES Network, MLB and FLAMA. She was the longtime host of Comcast Xfinity's On-Demand Channel. Carrie has also written and produced digital content for CH2, NickMom and iVillage.com. Her pilot Subscribe Now, is a finalist for Nantucket Film Festival's Showtime Tony Cox award and a semi-finalist for Series Fest.
At any given moment, Carrie is probably carrying more than one tote bag.