Musical Improv 101
An introduction to musical improv comedy designed for people of any musical background level.
Why Take Musical Improv 101 at UCB?
The Upright Citizens Brigade is renowned for its approach to comedy education, and the Musical Improv Program is no exception. This class is perfect for students looking to improve their musical skills while also gaining skills that are applicable to their improv journey.
Students, regardless of musical background, learn to improvise songs with an accompanist using song structures. Students also explore the use of music and musical theater genre elements in improvised scenes.
This course culminates in a fun, supportive class show in front of family and friends.
Perform in Front of a Crowd
This class will culminate in a fun, celebratory class show, which students can invite friends and family to.
Students must have completed Improv 101 at UCB prior to registration
What You'll Learn
Improvising lyrics with an accompanist
Music and musical theatre genre elements
Using rhythm and pattern with a group
Transitioning between song and scene
Included with Registration
Included in tuition for Musical Improv 101, students at UCB receive the following benefits:
- Eight 3-hour sessions with professionally trained instructors
- Class sessions with an accompanist
- Access to student standby to see almost any show for free depending on availability
- A class show in front of an audience at the end of each course
Musical Improv Overview
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