Upright Citizens Brigade

These are photos of De Blenniss on his graduation day from his improv 1 class in July 2011; located in the Chelsea district in NYC.

Founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is one New York’s premiere improv theaters. There is a show every night and the most expensive ticket price is only10 dollars. Some shows are offered for free including the infamous Asssssscat (improv) and Whiplash (stand-up).

Notable guest performers include Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Horatio Sanz, and Scott Adsit (Pete from “30 Rock”). If you feel you’ve got what it takes to perform, the theater also provides improv and sketch comedy classes. The classes are based on the improv style of Del Close who instructed comedic icons like John Belushi, Chris Farley, and Tina Fey. UCB Theatre is located on W. 26th St. in Manhattan.

written by piperrobbins on 2011-12-07 in #world #locations #nycg #urban-adventures

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