Improv class

Chris Ulrich

Advanced Improv Performance Online

January 16 - February 6

Four classes on Saturdays, with instructor Chris Ulrich. Online graduation show February 8.

Course Description

An exploration of where scene and character interconnect to create a virtual stage (online) performance. In this advanced class, we live in character and scene development to create dynamic and fun improv characters and the world they inhabit. This class pulls from elements of ongoing training and allows you to continue to hone your ability to use your imagination and creativity in various improv formats. Several format structures that we will explore in class include the Le Ronde, Montage and Pop Up. This class will end in a graduation performance. Prerequisite: Completion of a level 2 improv class or permission of the instructor and principal. This class will be conducted online via video conferencing. Participants must have a reliable Internet connection and a computer or device with a webcam and microphone.

  • Saturdays, January 16 - February 6, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. (four classes)
  • Online graduation show February 8 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Prerequisite: Completion of a level 2 improv class or permission of the instructor and principal.
  • Tuition: $175
  • All classes are 18 and over. Once payment is made, there are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations.
Chris Ulrich

Chris Ulrich

Chris Ulrich teaches classes in beginning improv, advanced short-form improv and long-form improv. He has been performing since 2003. Currently, Chris performs regularly in a number of Improv troupes including Jive Turkey, Nox, and King Bee. He has studied improvisational comedy at the Uprights Citizens Brigade and The Magnet Theater in New York, Improv Olympic and Annoyance Theater in Chicago and Los Angeles, and at the Washington Improv Theater and DC Improv in Washington. Also, he has coached and led workshops for Improv troupes in the DC area.

Chris was a cast member in the DC based comedy pilot, Capital Gym, which was entered in the 2009 NexTV Pilot Competition and has appeared on the Food Network's "Dinner Impossible" with Chef Robert Irvine. He also serves as a consultant to Edelman Public Relations as part of its creative content team, leading creative strategy sessions to encourage new ways of thinking for Edelman client accounts.

In addition to Improv training, Chris is the founder of CU in the Moment LLC, a company with a multi-disciplined approach to educating clients about body language, personal confidence, and presentation skills. He is a media consultant who can frequently be seen on CNN, MSNBC, "Dr. Oz," Headline News, "Dr. Drew," "Nancy Grace," Washington’s USA Channel 9, and "Let's Talk Live," where he educates viewers about non-verbal communication issues. Along with his work at CU in the Moment, Ulrich is a senior instructor at the Body Language Institute. He trains executives, salespeople, government staffers, lobbyists, and small business entrepreneurs to use new body language to transform their executive presence.