Coaches

Jake Regal

Me: 7 years on UCB Harold Night/house improv teams. Currently a member of Cardinal Redbird. 2 years on Maude Night with the team Goodman. You: An improv student, probably?
Schedule updated about 8 hours ago

Ian Merrigan

Hi! I'm Ian! I'm on the UCB Harold Team Dollhouse. I was on the Mess Hall team Papa Chia. I studied acting at The North Carolina School of the Arts. I'm pretty tall. I'd love to coach your team!
Schedule updated 2 days ago

Chad Shapiro

Originally from NY, Chad Shapiro is a SAG-AFTRA actor, writer, and a nationally touring Stand-Up comedian for over 15 years. He has played the top clubs in NYC, LA and Vegas. Taught Improv at TVI Studios. Chad has trained and performed with UCB NY & LA, iO West, The Pack Theater, Second City, th...
Schedule updated 2 days ago

Jesse Esparza

Hi! My name is Jesse Esparza and I'm looking to coach more improv teams. I focus on playing emotionally, having a strong opinion, reacting, simplifying scenes, and following the fun. I'm on the UCB Maude team Bombardier. I was on the UCB Maude team ALL IN, the Mess Hall team Bad Seed, the all...
Schedule updated 2 days ago

Nate Shelkey

Well, hello there. The short of it: I’ve been on Harold night and Maude night. I can help you! I was a member of The Racquet on Harold night in Los Angeles. And for 5 years on gigawatt, Arsenal, and Kill Your Darlings in New York. I was also on the Maude teams Last Slice in Los Angeles...
Schedule updated 2 days ago

Malin von Euler-Hogan

Hi! I'd love to coach your practice group or team! I'm on the UCB Harold team PONY, and back in New York I was on the Harold teams Slamball and Foxhole. I've studied improv at UCB since 2012 and am down to work on whatever your group needs! I hate that it says "peformer" down there.
Schedule updated 2 days ago

Michael Gardner

Hello! My name is Michael Gardner and I would love to coach your improv team, or direct your sketch or staged comedy show. I have been doing improv for 11 years and have been studying specifically here in LA since 2011. I also co-wrote the shows "The Dixieland Family Band", "Who Is Funk Shuffl...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Lindsey Mallard

Hello loves! I started in Chicago in 2010 at Second City Chicago. I fell in love with improv and character work and began studying at iO Chicago and Annoyance Theater. I am a graduate of the Second City Conservatory, Second City Music Conservatory, and iO Chicago. I was thankful to be put on the ...
Schedule updated 5 days ago

Marina Mastros

Hello! I play with MAX and my Second City house team, Ghost Dog. I was also a performer, teacher, and the Inclusion Director at iO West until it exploded. I've been doing improv since 2000 and coaching since 2007. I graduated from UCBTLA, iO Chicago, and I did short form professionally in San Die...
Schedule updated 6 days ago

Gregory Adam Wallace

UCB approved Improv Coach I'm Gregory! I'm a UCBTLA Harold Night performer on Queen George and I was also on the 1st gen Mess Hall team Burgerface. I'm a member of the improv super team Varmint. I currently run the weekly indie show Mach Improv and I've started the indie shows Church Improv, ...
Schedule updated 6 days ago