Coaches

James III

James III currently teaches at The Ruby in LA. He taught improv and characters at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre-NY from 2016-2018 and was a performer from 2013-2018 appearing on Harold Night, Maude Night, and TourCo. He has also taught comedy classes at Bennington College, The Peoples Impr...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Alan Starzinski

Alan Starzinski is an actor, improvisor, and writer living formally of NYC. He has was on Harold teams Sandino and Rocks. He was on the Lloyd team Camp and the Characters Welcome house team. He has been taking classes at UCB since June 2007. He has studied under the finest teachers in New York...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Lauren Knutti

Hi, pups! I'm an actor/improviser/writer who wants to coach ya! I'm on the UCB Harold team Heartthrob and was on the UCB Mess Hall team Woodson. Before moving to LA and studying at the UCB, I did years of improv and sketch in Austin at ColdTowne Theater. I have a plethora of fun exercises. Let...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Hannah Faust

Hi! I'm a UCB improviser, having studied for more than four years. My Mess Hall team, Hot Hot Goss, was the first team to get an ongoing show at the Inner Sanctum following our run. I host Tell All with Hot Hot Goss at the Sanctum and Snake Pit at the Clubhouse. I've worked with high level coache...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Marcy Jarreau

Marcy Jarreau is a performer and faculty member at Upright Citizens Brigade. Marcy became a house team performer at UCBNY and then continued on at UCBLA, she can currently be see performing weekly with Search History. She proudly boasts being a member of FIVE HAROLD TEAMS and performing at least ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Drew Spears

Updated schedule for Sept! Hello! I am Drew Spears of UCB house team Cardinal Redbird. I am now available for day and evening coaching most nights and am eager to work with performers of all levels and performance groups. I am also available for sketch coaching and directing, Spank directing,...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Ashley Holston

Let me coach you!! We'll laugh, we'll learn, we'll lessen the disappointment your parents feel because you've decided to be a clown instead of a doctor. I'm currently on UCBTLA Harold team Dollhouse, the all Black all female improv team Obama's Other Daughters, and Queer World which is compris...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Lee Manning

I love improv and want to coach your team! I’ve been on UCB Mess Hall teams Green Light, GO! and Sparky, and UCB Digital team The Buzzards. The best scenes start with initiations that express what you find funny. We'll work on getting those ideas out clearly, playing what’s funny, and being ...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Erich Rheinhart Tamola

Erich Tamola is a house performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. He was on UCB house teams: Busters(Mess Hall), Biscuits (Mess Hall), & Mondegreen (Harold Night). Erich currently co-hosts the monthly 'k3wlAZN420 Show' at the UCB Inner Sanctum. You also might have seen ...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Ian Merrigan

Hi! I'm Ian! I'm on the UCB Harold Team Dollhouse. I was on the Mess Hall team Papa Chia. I studied acting at The North Carolina School of the Arts. I'm pretty tall. I'd love to coach your team!
Schedule updated 4 months ago