Coaches

Eileen Mary O'Connell

Hi there! I'm Eileen and I have 16 years of improv and sketch experience that I'd love to share with you! I've trained with UCBTLA, Second City Chicago, the Miles Stroth Workshop (now The Pack), Drysdale Classes, Groundlings, Nerdist (now The Ruby), and more. I'm a member of Murder Murder (UC...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Jane Kim

Hi there! My name is Jane and I'd love to be your coach! You can currently catch me hosting The Cagematch and The Kpop Show at UCB. I was previously on the Mess Hall teams Bomb Pop and Éclair Danes. You can also catch me performing with my all ladies indie team Fashion Show at Lunch! I've t...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Liz Galalis

Hey! I'm Liz - actress, writer, and improviser. I was a house team performer at The PIT in NYC for several years. Additionally, I've studied and performed at UCBNY and UCBLA. I've appeared on The Joel McHale Show (Netflix) and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central). You may have ...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Stephen Sanow

My coaching focuses on finding the fun unusual, playing the game instead of discussing it, and expanding the world and the characters that live in it! I've been studying improv at UCB since 2014 and have learned from Anthony Atamanuik, Brandon Gardner, Eric Tanouye, Patrick Noth, Amanda Sitko...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Glennis LaRoe

IMPROV & CHARACTER/SKETCH COACH & HEADSHOT PHOTOGRAPHER! I'm a bicoastal, LA-based improviser and character comedian and want to help you hone your skills at both! I have toured and performed at colleges & festivals worldwide, performing with improv legends Colin Mochrie & Greg Proops (Whose L...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Michael Capristo

UCB-approved coach, performer on UCB team Mondegreen, and a writer for the Maude teams Jimmy Buick, Mr Bird, and Baseball. I've been performing improv since 2008 and coaching since 2012. I coach all levels but especially like teams trying to transition from "we have fun" to "we're fun to watch" ...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Allie Jennings

Hi! I’m Allie Jennings and I’d like to be your improv coach, yah down? I’m currently on the UCB Harold Team City Hall and have previously been on the Harold Team Dollhouse and the Mess Hall team Dollop! I’ve been doing long form improv since high school - making this year my 10 year anniversa...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Heather Woodward

Hello! I'm a UCB Approved Coach and director of the UCB Maude team MAMA, and was on Harold night for several years with YETI and ROCOCO (13-week UCB Cagematch Champions.) Plus I'm a recommended coach/teacher at the Pack and the Improv Space! Before moving to LA where I trained with with Matt B...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Marc Amadin

Hi! I'd love to coach your team! I've been studying at UCB for *cough* many years and I'm currently a member of UCB messhall team JASON BJORN, and a co-host of the Inner Sanctum's ALL SKATE: a diversity focused variety show.
Schedule updated 2 months 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 3 months ago