Coaches

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 months ago

Steve Szlaga

Hi! Let's keep things simple and positive! We can work on whatever you want to work on. Scenes. Game. Commitment. My only rule is you have fun. Oh, and you also can't pay me in pennies. So...I guess that's two rules. I've done Harold at UCB and Sunday Company at Groundlings. Happy to ...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Sydney Steinberg

**free coaching space available BABY** I normally never use these sites but here goes nothing! I'm Sydney, Leo, 5'6, just looking for a team to have fun with, not looking for anything serious but if we like each other I'm willing to see where it goes. I'm straight(man) in most of my scenes but wi...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Jesse Neil

My name is Jesse Neil and I was a member of the UCB Lloyd team Hotspur, as well as the UCB Harold teams The Enemy and Slamball. I've studied at UCB for about seven years under Michael Delaney, Jon Gabrus, Will Hines, Kevin Hines, Chelsea Clarke, Gavin Speiller, Anthony Atamanuik, and many more. A...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Joe Spence

Joe Spence is a current or former house team member and has coaching/teaching experience at Second City LA, iO West, LA Connection, and The Nerdist School. Joe is also currently one of the teachers on staff at Gary Spatz's The Playground, the only bonded young actors conservatory in Los Angeles. ...
Schedule updated 5 months ago