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Sixth & I

POSTPONED: UCB Intro to Improv and Intermediate Improv

May 23, 2020 • 2:00 pm ET
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This event has been rescheduled for December 5, 2020. Tickets for the May 23 show will be automatically honored for the new date, and no action is required. If you had tickets to the show in May and cannot attend the rescheduled show, please consider allowing the value of your ticket to act as a tax-deductible donation to support our non-profit operation during this difficult time. Otherwise, please contact Sasha Fried-Snoad to receive a full refund.

These concurrent two-hour workshops in long-form improv comedy are taught by instructors from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

Intro to Improv
This workshop offers a crash course in the UCB style of long-form improvisational comedy. Learn how to make use of the ‘yes-and,’ philosophy and develop active listening skills a as means of creating comedic improvised scenes.

Intermediate Improv
Building upon the basics, learn to identify patterns and “games” in scenes and exploreu concepts like second beats and heightening. Students can expect to continue practicing the “yes-and,” philosophy and active listening but will be held to a higher standard and will receive more advanced notes.

Prerequisites include completion of one of the following within the last two years:

  • UCB Touring Company Intro to Improv workshop
  • UCB Improv 101 (full course)
  • Other equivalent improv workshop