Coaches

Alex Traynor

Just moved to LA and looking to do some directing and sketch coaching. In NYC (the big apple) I was a writer for Maude Teams Goodbye Handsome and Mama's Gotta Go! I also wrote and appeared in the running sketch show THAT'S BULLSHIT! (https://youtu.be/K7AU1N2O0I8) and was a host of UCB Chelsea mid...
Schedule updated 15 days ago

Ronny Pascale

Ronny Pascale is the Associate Artistic Director of The Peoples Improv Theater. Ronny is a comedy writer, producer, improv and sketch coach, and improviser from Connecticut. He has studied improv and sketch at Peoples Improv Theater, Magnet Theater, and Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He is the...
Schedule updated 19 days ago

Naomi Villa

Hello! I currently perform with the UCB Harold Team DIRT, the indie team Boss Jr, Jambi, and the former 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, and a bu...
Schedule updated 19 days ago

Tamar Stevens

UCB APPROVED COACH I'm Tamar and I've been performing long form improv for over 8 years, studying with the UCB for 7, and coaching for 3! I was a proud member of the UCB's Touring Company and the Mess Hall Teams Moon Hundred and Watson. Some other UCB credits include Cagematch, The Smokes, Ske...
Schedule updated 22 days ago

Marina Mastros

Hello! I'm on the house team MAX at iO West (Mondays at 10PM). I also perform with Sex Positive Science Kids, and musical team Garage Band. I've been improvising since 2000 and coaching since 2007. I've graduated from UCB Los Angeles and iO Chicago, and performed professionally in San Diego for n...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Rekha Shankar

Hey! I'm a comedian and writer and recent NY --> LA transplant. I was on the UCBTNY Harold team Moose, and UCBTNY Lloyd teams Southpaw and Barrymore. I'm also currently a writer/performer at College Humor. I've been studying at UCB for 5 years, love working on game, and would love to be your coa...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Chase McCown

Hello improvisers! After studying at Second City, iO, and UCB, I was on the UCB Mess Hall team Bugaboo, I run the indie show Animal Garage and perform regularly at UCB with The Agenda and UCLGBT. I've studied with Johnny Meeks, Alex Fernie, Sean Conroy, Tricia McAlpin, Joel Spence, Eugene Cordero...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Julia Hays

Hi, I’m Julia Hays, and I’d love to coach your improv team! I’m interested in ongoing coaching opportunities, subbing, and covering one-off practices with a specific focus. More about me below--written in third person: Julia Hays is an improviser/storyteller/writer who has been studying a...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Andy Rocco

Hey everyone! I've been performing at UCB since 1999. I've taken classes with Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Andy Secunda, Michael Delaney, Billy Merritt, Kevin Mullaney, Armando Diaz, and Katie Roberts. I was on the house/weekend team Monkeydick and I the hosted a show "Underground Americana" I...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Jeffrey William Terwilliger

Jeffrey William Terwilliger is a writer, actor, and musician residing in Los Angeles, CA. He holds a Master's Degree in English Literature from Clark University, has taught high school English for 13 years, and was a UCONN adjunct professor. Jeffrey began studying at UCBNY since 2010 and moved to...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago