Coaches

Michael Gardner

Hello! My name is Michael Gardner and it would bring me great joy to coach your improv team. I have been doing improv for 11 years and have been studying specifically here in LA since 2011. You may have seen me perform around town with my teams, Funk Shuffle, Broth Bag, and HuntTheWeak@Hot...
Schedule updated about 1 hour ago

Erich Rheinhart Tamola

Erich Tamola is a house performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. You can catch him playing with his Harold Team, Mondegreen - a team he truly adores. He was also on Mess Hall teams Biscuits and Busters. Erich co-hosts the monthly 'k3wlAZN420 Show' at the UCB Inner Sanc...
Schedule updated about 7 hours 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 about 14 hours 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 two UCB Mess Hall teams, TRISH, and Scalene. I have been performing/studying/living improv since 2012. I've studied with Will Hines, Johnny Meeks, Eugene Cordero, Suzi Barr...
Schedule updated 2 days ago

Jake Dunnington

Hi! I'm Jake Dunnington and I currently run a show at UCB with my favorite team in the world, Boss Jr. I'm looking to take on new teams and help them grow. I'm familiar with all forms of improv, but have a special place in my heart for monoscenes pretty flowers. I've studied with Suzi Barrett, Ni...
Schedule updated 3 days ago

Jake Sprague

Hi! I'm Jake and I am perform at UCB with Harold Team PONY and formerly Rococo. I've been doing improv for a hot minute and would love to coach YOUR TEAM! I like keeping the energy high and the scenes ever higher (I recognize that means nothing). If that's not enough info just email me and we...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Marcy Jarreau

Marcy Jarreau is a performer and faculty member at Upright Citizens Brigade. Marcy became a house team performer at UCBNY and then continued on at UCBLA, she can currently be see performing weekly with Search History. She proudly boasts being a member of FIVE HAROLD TEAMS and performing at least ...
Schedule updated 4 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 5 days ago

Katie Dill

$30 an hour. I've been coaching improv since 2007. I've taken workshops and classes with the following people: Joe Bill & Mark Sutton, Zach Woods, Neil Casey, Anthony Atamanuik, Gavin Speiller, Shannon O'Neil, Betsy Stover, Ryan Karels, Greg Hess, and Brennan Mulligan. I'm on my third Mess-Hall t...
Schedule updated 5 days ago

Ryan Barton

An improv dork born in the deserts of Arizona, found myself in the city of Chicago, and now losing myself in LA. I think there are many ways find your own unique improv voice. As well as a collective team voice. And I would love to help you get there :)! Been lucky enough to study at iO Ch...
Schedule updated 5 days ago