Coaches

Rachel Chapman

Hello! I've got new availability! Been doing UCB since 2010. I've had great teachers like Brandon Gardner, Anthony Atamanuik, Alex Berg, Billy Merritt, Chris Gethard, and John Lutz to name a few. I've also been on two Mess Hall teams, Shimmy! and The Up and Up, and I host The Telephone Show...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Courtney Sevener

My name is Courtney Sevener and I want to coach your improv team and/or direct your sketch show. Here's a little about me: I have been improvising for over seven years, specifically at UCBLA since 2015. I was a member of the UCB Mess Hall team Woodson, and currently write for Maude Night with ...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Jonathan Harris

Hello! I've been a performer at UCB since 2012. I've been on the Harold team DiCaprio and the Mess Hall teams Tusk and Bad Seed. I focus on grounded characters, group dynamics (listening!) and comedic heightening. I believe that anyone can learn to do good improv. So much of it comes down to t...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Julia Meltzer

Hi guys, I'm Julia - I'm on the UCB Harold Team Queen George and in the cast of monthly show Toledo Rep. I'm also on the UCB approved coaches list, I regularly sub Boot Camp and have coached Mess Hall. I can help your team or practice group with pulling premise, labeling & justifying, making ...
Schedule updated 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 months ago