Coaches

Joshua Krilov

Hi I'm Josh and I'm the former Artistic Director of ColdTowne Theater in Austin, Texas. Currently, a performer on the iO mainstage improv team, Viceroy and a writer on the iO mainstage sketch team, The Truce. As a coach I love to focus on the group and collaboration. I want to get you to the ...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Benjamin Apple

Hey guys! My name's Benjamin Apple. Me in bullet point form: - Has performed on four UCB Harold teams, written for three Maude teams - Has written for Late Night, The Onion, A Prairie Home Companion - Co-produced Sketch Cram in NYC for three years - Co-created Movie Cram - Loves coaching i...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Allyn Pintal

Hello! I'd love to coach your team! I've been doing improv since high school and have been taking classes at UCB since 2013. I have also studied with the Groundlings. Characters are my favorite thing to do, and I'd love to help you create characters with strong, specific points of view. I also li...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Cosima Cabrera

Hi! I'm an advanced UCB alum. I perform with indie teams Mixed Company and Bangers & Mash. I've been doing improv for over a decade now and have taught improv at cool places like twelve step programs. It's true. I can help you work on being grounded, commitment, specificity, working on Harolds, o...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Lesley Tsina

Hey everyone - I'm Lesley. I started at UCB-LA in 2005 and have been on two Harold teams (The Galleria and Hugboat) and two Maude Teams (Paddington and Extreme Tambourine.) I currently perform with Tournament of Nerds and do improv around town with my team Slave Leia and my two-person team, Hope...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Talia Tabin

Hey! I am an actress and comedian working in LA who would LOVE to help coach your improv team. I have been studying improv at UCB since 2011 and I am deeply in love with all things improv. I am on the Harold Team Nomi Malone performing weekly at UCB. I have studied with some amazing teachers such...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Londale Theus Jr.

What's up! I'm Londale Theus Jr. and I want to coach your squad! I am a current member on third year Harold Team ROCOCO at the UCBLA Theatre and I was also one of the founders of the all black improv team PHI BETA NEGRO. I am on the UCB Approved Coaches List and I have studied with Matt Besser...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Dan Hodapp

I'm currently an improv teacher at UCBTLA. I'd love to coach your team! I was on UCBTNY's Harold Night for 3+ years (Coworkers, Grammer, Salmon Diane, Surfing) and hosted the improv duos show Couples Skate at UCBeast. I also co-created the improvised one-act (monoscene) show The Scene at the ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Josh Brekhus

Yo yo yo, I'm Josh (I cross my arms in headshots) and I'd like to coach your improv team. I've studied comedic things at UCB since 2010, and have done comedic things at UCB like Harold Teams BELMONTE and SOLID GOLD FOREVER. I was also on a Maude Team ROYAL BERMUDA WHISKEY CLUB and currently a per...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Jake Jabbour

I am the co-host and co-creator of The MEAT Improv Podcast and the late night talk show We're Gross with Gilli Nissim. I also produce two improv shows, so let's find your strengths, get stronger, and get you up playing! My whole approach to comedy is exploring is playing with YOUR take on an id...
Schedule updated 3 months ago