Coaches

Jeremy Sender

I'm back in LA and genuinely excited to coach! I started training at UCB in 2013, and performed on a Mess Hall team in 2015. Then I moved to Chicago, trained at iO and Annoyance, and stated playing on iO Harold teams in 2017. I also performed and taught at the UCB-style theater Under The Gun, fou...
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Jiavani Linayao

Jiavani Linayao is available to coach musical improv, improv forms, montage and practice groups. A queer woman of color, she 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 wi...
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Clay Larsen

Hi there. I’m Clay. I’ve been doing improv for ten years, and have been performing at UCB since 2006. I’ve been on five UCB-LA Harold teams (Empty Threat, Perfect Crime, Hugboat, Elroy, and The Racquet), done tons of other shows around the theater (Sketch Cram, Maude Night, Spank slots, bit sh...
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Hannah Boreal Kanengieter

Hey guys I'm Hannah and I'd love to coach ya! I currently perform on the UCBLA Harold Team LoverBoy and was formerly on the Harold Team Crush and Mess Hall Team Fetch. My indie team Parker Posey has also been running a show in the Inner Sanctum for three years. I've been doing improv in Los Angel...
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Jake Jabbour

I coach and I also founded and run WE Improv Workshops and Shows. I offer two workshops, an eight-week/two shows curriculum focused on making you a great team player in a small group setting, and a four-week/four shows curriculum focused on playing at peak performance. Visit www.weimprov.net or c...
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Vivian Yoon

Hi, I'm Vivian and I’d love to coach your team! I’m currently on the UCB Harold team LoverBoy and was on Mess Hall team Shimmy. I've also performed in Heather and Co and Heather Anne Campbell Presents: The Anime Show. I’ve studied under and performed with a lot of great teachers/performers at ...
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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 Mess Hall teams Bomb Pop and Éclair Danes and I perform all around town with my all ladies indie team Fashion Show at Lunch! I've trained a...
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Patrick Polsin

Hi! I'm Patrick! As a coach and performer I really value clear ideas, connection with your scene partner, and over all team energy. I believe that these are the way to build the game you want to play in your scenes. I was a member of the Messhall team Shimmy! at UCB, and a former host of M...
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Colleen Doyle

Hello, fellow improviser/comedic actor. I teach at Westside Comedy and Second City Hollywood. I'm also the former co-AD and Training Center Director of iOWest. I'm grateful to teach, coach, and direct all over the world; particularly here at home in LA. Bio: Colleen Doyle grew up in Cleveland ...
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Allie Jennings

Hi! I’m Allie Jennings and I’d like to be your improv coach, yah down? I’m currently on the UCB Harold Team City Hall and have previously been on the Harold Team Dollhouse and the Mess Hall team Dollop! I’ve been doing long form improv since high school - making this year my 10 year anniversa...
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