Coaches

Lydia Hensler

Hi! I'm a veteran UCB performer and teacher who just moved here from New York. I teach and coach all levels of improv as well as character writing and performance. I look forward to working with you!
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Zak Roland

Hello! I look forward to working with your team. I've been studying and performing improv since 2008. I started out working with greats Kevin Mullaney, Craig Cackowski, Nick Armstrong, Susan Messing, Joe Bill, Anthony Atamanuik, Jimmy Carrane & Rick Andrews as well as taken workshops with Ian...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Alexa Loftus

Hello, I'm Alexa Loftus and I'm an LA based improviser, writer, and stand up who has studied sketch and improv at UCB since 2011. Before that, I graduated from The Conservatory at Second City Chicago. I've performed on the UCB Harold Team Knucklepuck, and the Mess Hall teams Parade and Fetch. I a...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Zackery Stephens

Hello everyone! I'm an improv coach that believes in finding the joy in your comedy and will help you build the tools to achieve a stronger sense of confidence in your work. We can focus on really hitting clarity in initiations of scenes, your game and group games. I have a heavy background...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Josh Covitt

I'm a sketch and improv coach who enjoys working with groups of all levels. I've studied with UCB since 2007 and before that completed the entire Groundlings program. I was previously on Harold and Maude night at UCBLA, and I now perform every week at UCB Sunset as part of "Outside Dog Gets One S...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Anna Victoria Salinas

I'm a member of current UCB Harold team LoverBoy and a writer on Maude team Mama. I've done both sketch and improv for more than 6 years here in LA, and my sketch duo John Baxter was a 4-time winner of Sketch Showdown. I've also written professionally on a sketch show for Paramount Network and pr...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Jonny Svarzbein

Jonny Svarzbein is a performer, host, writer and UCB teacher. Jonny began studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC and LA where he has studied under Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Matt Besser and pretty much every teacher at UCBT-LA and is now himself a teacher at UCB. UCB credits inc...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Alex Honnet

Former iO Chicago creative director and former co-proprietor Upstairs Gallery. I spent 4 years watching improv 5 nights a week in a theater that I lived in and then spent 3-5 nights a week getting paid to watch improv and have opinions about it. Now I live in LA! I played on the iO Theater...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Gregory Adam Wallace

UCB approved Improv Coach I'm Gregory! I'm a UCBTLA Harold Night performer on Queen George and I was also on the 1st gen Mess Hall team Burgerface. I'm a member of the improv super team Varmint. I currently run the weekly indie show Mach Improv and I've started the indie shows Church Improv, ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Keenan Buchanan

Hi! I’m Keenan. I’ve been doing improv since 2005. For the past three years I’ve played with Daddio, we run the Harold and preform bi monthly at The Justin Timberlake Show. As a host of a show I’d love to work with teams with aspirations to do the same. I love improv, think its so great, and woul...
Schedule updated 3 months ago