Coaches

Mary Sasson

Hello! I am a performer on the house team Winslow since 2011. I also perform stand-up and sketch around Los Angeles. I am a supportive and enthusiastic coach. I am great at diagnosing issues, and working with teams to make them stronger.
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Rich Baker

Rich currently teaches at The Second City Hollywood and the Westside Comedy Theatre. His two man troupe Rollin' In Riches performs at theatres and festivals around the country. And he can be seen as part of the Mission IMprovable ensemble. He's performed for The Second City, Mission Improvable...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Sarah Claspell

I'm Sarah Claspell and I think coaching you would be awesome. I'm currently on the graduated UCBLA Harold team Cardinal Redbird. Catch us every Tuesday night at UCB Franklin at 11pm - $5! I'm also on UCB improv Superteam Voltron, the graduated Maude team The Get Go, and indie teams Area 51, S...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Heather Woodward

Hello! I'm a UCB Approved Coach in my third year with the Harold team Rococo, and I'm a recommended coach/teacher at the Improv Space! Before moving to LA where I trained with with Alex Fernie, Suzi Barrett, Billy Merrit, Eugene Cordero, Kevin Pederson, Toni Charlene, Nick Mandernach, and Eliz...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Stephen Perlstein

I help improv students to strengthen their improv basics that they can apply to every type of improv. I do this by trying a variety of forms to work strengths and challenge growth areas, getting lots of reps in every practice, and praising the good work people bring to practices. I'm proud to ...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Jason Sheridan

Jason is a member of the popular Los Angeles improv team Kid Grift. He is an alum of UCB's Harold Night and a regular performer at The Tournament of Nerds. He has studied sketch and improv with Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Chad Carter, Billy Merritt, Danielle Schneider, Drew DiFonzo Marks, Brett Chr...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Maggie Mae Fish

Hey there! I'm a iO Chicago alumna and have studied at iO Chicago, Second City, The Annoyance, and UCBLA. I'm currently on the iO West Harold Team "Husky" and indie team "It's Pauline!" I was previously on "Red Coat Presidents" and my two-man team "Nice Guys." I've also coached teams at iO ...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Justin Uretz

Currently a member of iO Harold Team MAX and indie teams Herr Doktor and Tiny Butts. Originally from Chicago. Have been performing improv/sketch in Los Angeles for the past ten years.
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Danny Mora

Studied improvisation at iO theater with Del Close, Charna Halpern, Noah Gregoropoulos, Miles Stroth and Craig Cackowski. Also studied at the Annoyance Theater with Mick Napier. Founding member of influential iO Chicago harold team "People of Earth" and "3033". Improvising weekly since the late 9...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Mark Ranft

I'm Mark and I've been doing improv for almost a decade now. I was most recently on the mess hall team Scalene at UCB. I've taken classes with Groundlings, Second City, iO and UCB. I have experience with short and long form improv, and of course the sacred Harold. My coaching style is focused o...
Schedule updated 8 months ago