Coaches

Santina Muha

Hi! I've been a student/performer with UCB for over 2 years. I've worked under Brian Finklestein, Amanda Sitko, Susannah Beckett, Mike Still, Joe Wengert, Eugene Cordero, Billy Merritt, Drew Difonzo Marks, Suzi Barrett, Joel Spence, Will McClaughlin, Mary Holland, Deb Tarica, Matt Newell, Nick Ma...
Schedule updated about 3 years ago

Kirby Howell-Baptiste

Kirby is an improviser and sketch comedy type person from London, England. You can see Kirby performing on the 1st Wednesday of every month at UCB Sunset with her Maude Team; The Royal Bermuda Whiskey Club, and on Harold Night with DunkTank at UCB Franklin. If that's just not enough, Kirby also p...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Jodi Skeris

Jodi started doing improv a little before 2003 back in Wisconsin in Comedy Sportz. In 2004, she entered the world of longform improv and sketch. She has studied and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in both New York and Los Angeles, the Magnet Theater, the Peoples Improv Theater, ...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Dan Foster

Dan Foster has been studying and performing improv for over ten years. He has performed all over the country, including venues such as the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in LA (UCB), iO Chicago, iO West, Second Cities Chicago and Los Angeles, the Magnet Theater, the Annoyance Theater, the Playg...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

John Noreen

Hey, Potential Friends. I'm John Noreen. I exploded from the womb rip-roaring and ready to go. On the day of my emergence as a material being, October 17th 1989, the world acknowledged the presence of a new, unstoppable force by welcoming me with an earthquake so grand that it shook Candlesti...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Rachel LaForce

Rachel LaForce is an Actor/Comedian/Writer and Voice over talent. She's been quoted as being 'A Beast of An Angel'. Hailing from Atlanta & fresh to Los Angeles; LaForce spent 11 years in Chicago performing all over the city; most notably with The Second City Touring Company! "Rachel LaFo...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Ify Nwadiwe

Yo! How's it going! I've been performing improv for 8 years, and I perform with the team White Women at UCB, the Mess Hall Team Burgerface and various teams on the indie scene. A little background on my improv history. I started performing short form improv in high school with the Comedy Spor...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Harrison Brown

I've studied at UCB-LA since 2005. I have been on several harold teams throughout the years such as McGuffin and Panama. I also spent several years on Maude on such teams as Marvin Berry, Wall of Sound, and Kirkland's Signature. I co-founded TNT: Tuesday Night Thunder in 2007. You can currently ...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Lilan Bowden

Hi! I'm a primarily UCB trained performer and am on house teams Rococo (Harold), and Bonafide (Maude, graduated 2015). I also have an independent two person sketch/improv team, "Lilan and Wilder." I have acted in many comedy TV shows as well; credits include Parks and Recreation, Suburgatory, NT...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Matt Newell

Matt Newell is a improvisor, actor and writer from Youngsville, NC. He began studying improv at Comedy Sportz in Chapel Hill, NC and then continued at The Upright Citizens Brigade when he moved to Los Angeles. His has written and performed several shows at UCB including: Smart & Brave, Hubble ...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago