Coaches

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 5 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 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 6 days ago

Jake Regal

Hello. I'm Jake Regal. I'm presently a member of the House Team (& former Harold Team) Cardinal Redbird. I was formerly a member of the Harold Team Lincoln's Bedroom. I am also a member of Noises On, which enjoyed a half-year run doing monthly shows on Tuesday nights. I started taking classes ...
Schedule updated 6 days ago

Michael Capristo

Studied improv since 2008 at UCBNY, UCBLA, and iO West. Taught improv and sketch at The Steel City Improv Theater in Pittsburgh and have been coaching in Los Angeles since 2013. UCBLA: Harold team: -MONDEGREEN Maude Team: -BASEBALL (writer) -MR. BIRD (writer) Mess Hall: -CHILLBO...
Schedule updated 10 days ago

DarylJim Diaz

Hi! I'm DarylJim. I'm from Hawaii and came to LA to pursue musical theater. Along the way, I fell in love with comedy! Basically, I nerd out to acting, improvising, and musical theatering. With all of that said, I want to coach your improv team and/or practice group! I have studied and perfor...
Schedule updated 11 days ago

Isabella Roland

Hi I'm Izzy! I'm currently on UCB Mess Hall team, Powerline. I've been doing improv since 2007. I've taken classes and performed in New York and LA. In 2015 my New York team, Feral Christine, won the National College Improv Tournament in Chicago. I've studied with Fran Gillespie, Molly Lloyd, Suz...
Schedule updated 13 days ago

Jen Krueger

Hi! I'm Jen Krueger and I've been doing improv since 2009. I'm the Artistic Director of the LA Indie Improv Festival (LAIIF), and was a founder/host of The Manifesto Show for its 5 years on the indie scene. I've trained and performed with Alex Berg, Eugene Cordero, Alex Fernie, Will Hines, Drew D...
Schedule updated 14 days ago

Neil Garguilo

Neil Garguilo is a multi-hyphenate comedy human based out of Los Angeles and is the founding member of the celebrated comedy group, Dr. God. Since 2014 Neil has directed, written and produced comedy series, specials and pilots for networks such as TBS, MTV, AXS TV, truTV, Playboy TV and more...
Schedule updated 14 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. I can help your team or practice group with pulling premise, labeling & justifying, making active game moves, listening and support...
Schedule updated 16 days ago