Coaches

Jiavani Linayao

Jiavani Linayao is a queer woman of color who brings diverse perspective to her improv coaching. Her practices are upbeat and fun and her direction is clear and applicable. Jiavani performs on the UCB mainstages with Baby Wants Candy, Shamilton, Skyjammer, UCLGBT, UCB Drag Race, Asian AF, Fil...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Jesse Kruger

I'm a recent comedy transplant from New York; I performed every Tuesday at the Magnet with my musical improv house team Kid Detectives, in addition to performing in a variety of regular shows at the PIT and a handful of one-offs at UCB. When I wasn't doing those things, I was wishing I was in Los...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Trevor Tevel

Thanks for checking me out! If you want to see what I'm about; show up Mondays around 9pm at the Westside Conedy Theater for LUCY. I can comp you tickets if you let me know in advance. I also perform with Mission Improvable which is short-form. I've been doing improv for 9 years and love the ...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Greg Smith

Hello! I'm an experienced improviser, teacher, accompanist, and musical director. I would love to coach, accompany, direct, or music direct your team! I'm currently on UCB Harold team Mondegreen and UCB musical comedy team Quick And Funny Musicals. Previously, I was on UCB's first musical Mess...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Jessica Seay-Klatt

HI! I charge $20 dollars an hour ($40 for 2 hours) to coach your improv or sketch group. I improvise on UCB Harold team Sixkiller, Big Fat French Fry who host Indie Night Live at UCB, Youth Group, #NoParents (Hosts of 3 year long Clubhouse show Afterschool Special). I write on UCB Maude Teams Ol...
Schedule updated 6 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 6 months ago

Mary Sasson

Hello! I am a performer, and have been 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 6 months ago

Winston Carter

HEY! I'm a human person! I'm a former member of UCB mess hall team Love Tap looking to coach your 101, 201, or 301 team! I've trained under Billy Merritt, Julie Brister, Will Mclaughlin, Eugene Cordero, Joel Spence, Jill Donnelly, Erin Whitehead, Amber Petty, Ben Seimon, Nick Mandernach, Anthony ...
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 Matt Besser, Will Hines, Alex Fernie, Suzi Barrett, Billy Merrit, Eugene Cordero, Alex Berg, Kevin Pederson, Toni...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Cody Kopp

Hello! My name is Cody Kopp and I am excited to potentially be your coach. I am currently performing with third year UCB Harold team Rococo! I also perform the movie form at UCB with Criterion Collective. In the past I have toured the country at improv festivals all over with my indie team Kanyay...
Schedule updated 7 months ago