UCB Del Close Marathon 2019 Tee
New for the 2019 Del Close Marathon, Los Angeles!
Who is Del Close?
Del Close is generally considered the father of Improv. He was the driving force behind improvisational comedy in Chicago for over 30 years, influencing Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Mike Myers, John Belushi, Chris Farley, and the Upright Citizens Brigade, to name a few.
UCB on Del Close
"He just challenged you to be better." - Matt Besser
"The best advice Del ever gave me was to be fairly close to yourself. Let your performance come through the rules so it was organic." - Ian Roberts
"He lived his life to make improv an art form unto itself." - Matt Walsh
"He was a comedy genius who had taught all of my heroes." - Amy Poehler
What is the Del Close Marathon?