Coaches

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 1 day 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 5 days ago

Zander Frost

Hi! I'm Zander Frost and I want to coach your team! I'm a member of the UCB Cagematch winning team, Bunker, and I've been on three UCB Mess Hall teams, Rumple, TRISH, and Scalene. I have been performing/thinking/living improv since 2012. I've studied with Will Hines, Johnny Meeks, Eugene Cordero,...
Schedule updated 8 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 12 days ago

Gregory Adam Wallace

Improv Coach + large practice space available. 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 ...
Schedule updated 13 days ago

Dennis Curlett

Hi! My name's Dennis and I'd love to coach your team! I was a member of the UCB Harold team KNUCKLEPUCK and UCB Mess Hall Teams, WATSON and BUSTERS. I've been doing improv for fifty thousand years and have been taught by literally everyone. Literally. Think of someone. Yes, they've taught me! ...
Schedule updated 13 days ago

Julia Meltzer

Hi guys, I'm Julia - I am on the UCB approved coaches list, I regularly sub Boot Camp, I coach a UCB Mess Hall team, and I'm on the UCB Harold Team Queen George and in the cast of monthly show Toledo Rep. I can help your team or practice group with pulling premise, labeling & justifying, maki...
Schedule updated 14 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 14 days ago

Jace Armstrong

I’m a former member of four UCB Harold teams; DIRT, 8 Babies, DunkTank, and Mister Town City. I’ve been performing improv for over 15 years and have trained with Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Julie Brister, Johnny Meeks, Alex Fernie and many more. I'm well-versed in many different forms a...
Schedule updated 15 days ago

Naomi Villa

Hello! I currently perform with the indie team Boss Jr. and Jambi, and I was on the Harold team DIRT, and the Mess Hall team LaserDisc. I also produce the show Boss Jr. Presents at UCB and The Clubhouse. I've studied with Will Hines, Eugene Cordero, Mary Holland, Johnny Meeks, Nick Mandernach, an...
Schedule updated 16 days ago