Coaches

Jason Van Glass

I believe that practice makes perfect, and I would like to help you make the most of your practice sessions, with a focus on grounded play, careful listening, and organic discovery. I've been studying improv since 2011 at UCB and at the Pack Theater, where I performed on a house team for 4 yea...
Schedule updated 7 days ago

Marina Mastros

Hello! I play with Sassy Bluff (UCB) and MAX (a former iO West Harold team). I was a teacher and the Inclusion Director at iO West until it exploded. I've been performing since 2000 and coaching since 2007. I completed the improv programs at UCB, iO Chicago, and Impro Theatre, and have studied at...
Schedule updated 15 days ago

Jason Shotts

NOTE: I’m fully-vaccinated and willing to coach your group in person as long as everyone in attendance is also fully-vaccinated! I’m also available to coach your group via ZOOM. ---------------------------------------- I'm originally from Chicago and started performing improv at the iO T...
Schedule updated 22 days ago

Jake Regal

2021 update: I can coach on Zoom or IRL, but if you want to practice indoors your entire team must be vaccinated (as I am) Hi! I spent 9 years on UCB Harold Night/house improv teams. I'm currently a member of Cardinal Redbird. I also co-hosted The Big Jam for five years. Also also, spent two y...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Dennis Curlett

I can't coach you. I wish that I could but I can't. Because of the machines.
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Yaki Margulies

*Open to coaching socially-distanced outdoor park practices* Hi there! I'd love to coach your improv team or practice group and help you develop your own unique style. I've been studying and performing improv for a decade. I was on the Mess Hall team, Shimmy!, a regular UCB main stage p...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Chad Shapiro

Originally from NY, Chad Shapiro is a SAG-AFTRA actor, writer, Improvisor and a nationally touring Stand-Up comedian for over 20 years. He is the Stand Up Program Director at Acme Comedy Theater. Current Host of Comedy Friendzy: Improv Game show. He has played the top clubs in NYC, LA and Vegas....
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Allyn Pintal

Hello! I'd love to coach your team or direct your sketches! I've been at UCB since 2013 as a student/performer/teacher. I'd love to help you create characters with strong, specific points of view. My biggest focus is on having FUN in your scenes! Let's get weird and silly! Let's make bold, surpri...
Schedule updated 6 months ago

Zander Frost

[UCB APPROVED COACH] I'm Zander and I want to coach your team! I’ve been on two UCB Harold teams, Bitchin’ (Current), and Heartthrob, as well as the UCB Cagematch winning team, Bunker, and three UCB Mess Hall teams; Rumple, TRISH, and Scalene. I created and host the long running UCB Show "Are You...
Schedule updated 9 months ago

Mark David Christenson

I have trained at Upright Citizens Brigade since 2009 and performed on UCB Harold Night for 3 years with Mister Town City and Landlord as well as 6 months on the UCB Mess Hall team LaserDisc. Additionally have performed on the UCB stage and various stages around the Los Angeles area, the Del Clos...
Schedule updated 9 months ago