Improv 101 Saturdays 11am-2pm

Improv 101: Improv Basics

Prerequisites All experience levels start with Improv 101
Scheduled Saturdays 11am-2pm
Start Date Jan 11, 2020, 11:00am
Price $450 + Fees
Class Size 16 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each
Performance Mar 1, 2020, 1:15pm
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, or

All tuition payments include a $35 non-refundable registration processing fee.   

Class meets at UCB Sunset Training Center; Room #222

Susannah Becket, teacher

Susannah Becket Susannah Becket is a writer and actor in Los Angeles, currently performing on Monday nights with The Smokes.

Before that, she was a member of UCBLA Harold teams Panama and The Galleria and the UCBNY Harold teams Beverly Hills, Killebrew and Havana Clambake. While in New York, she performed in the UCBT shows "Now That's What I Call Rogue Elephant!," "Up Late! With Lord Voldemort," "Flux Capacitor," "Sketch Cram," and "Found on Craigslist." She also appeared in a (now-classic) promotional video for a department store, filmed when she was five. She's a member emeritus of the independent improv group Rogue Elephant, and with them performed all over NYC, at the Improv Olympic in Chicago, and at a private boarding school in Philadelphia.

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