Coaches

Chad Shapiro

Originally from NY, Chad Shapiro is a SAG-AFTRA actor, writer, and a nationally touring Stand-Up comedian for over 15 years. He has played the top clubs in NYC, LA and Vegas. Taught Improv at TVI Studios. Chad has trained and performed with UCB NY & LA, iO West, The Pack Theater, Second City, th...
Schedule updated 2 days ago

Jason Shotts

I'm originally from Chicago and started performing improv at the iO Theater in 2003. Currently I'm living in Los Angeles and can be seen performing as one-half of the improv duo Dummy, winner of the iO Theater’s Del Award for Best Improv Show in 2013 and 2014. I'm also the co-host of LIVE from th...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Yaki Margulies

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 close to a decade. I was on the Mess Hall team, Shimmy!, I'm a regular UCB main stage performer, and I've hosted the Inner Sanctum show, "...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Michael Gardner

Hello! My name is Michael Gardner and I would love to coach your improv team, or direct your sketch or staged comedy show. I have been doing improv for 11 years and have been studying specifically here in LA since 2011. I also co-wrote the shows "The Dixieland Family Band", "Who Is Funk Shuffl...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Caroline Cotter

Hi! I recently moved from NYC and would love to coach LA groups! I am currently on the Messhall team JLPTP. At UCBNY, I taught Improv 101-401 & Advanced Study Improv for over four years. I performed on Asssscat and was on the weekend team GOAT, and previously was on the Harold teams Higgins, ...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Josh Brekhus

Yo yo yo, I'm Josh 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, SOLID GOLD FOREVER, and currently on LEROY. I was also on a Maude Team ROYAL BERMUDA WHISKEY CLUB, a performer on UCB TourCo, a...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Curtis Retherford

Currently in Megaplex: The Improvised Movie. From UCBNY Harold team teams Sleuth, Coworkers, and Greg and the Lloyd teams Big Revival and Hotspur. I am/was in the teams LD & The Scientist (performed the Krompf), Daring Nerd (performed the monoscene), The Macroscene (the original class, perform...
Schedule updated 4 days ago

Zander Frost

I AM ZANDER FROST! 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've been performing improv regularly since 2010. I focus on simple...
Schedule updated 5 days ago

Cory Webster

Hello! I would love to coach your improv team or direct your sketch team! I am a current UCB Mess Hall team member with Chat Bot and a writer/performer in the show Dick Cannon Wins the Lottery which has a run at UCB. I have also directed a Spank and a sketch for Legitimate Goddamn Theatre. My ...
Schedule updated 5 days ago

Ken Beck

Ken Beck has been studying improv and sketch at UCBT since 2006. Most recently, he’s improvised as a part of the cast of Career Day LA at UCBT Sunset. He has acted in a variety of UCBT NY sketch shows including Hockey Cops, Seventeen Seventy Something and more. As well as UCBT NY’s Maude N...
Schedule updated 6 days ago