Coaches

Jake Sprague

Hi! I'm Jake and I am perform at UCB with Harold Team PONY and formerly Rococo. I've been doing improv for a hot minute and would love to coach YOUR TEAM! I like keeping the energy high and the scenes ever higher (I recognize that means nothing). If that's not enough info just email me and we...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Hannah Faust

Hi! I'm a UCB improviser, having studied for more than four years. My Mess Hall team, Hot Hot Goss, was the first team to get an ongoing show at the Inner Sanctum following our run. I host Tell All with Hot Hot Goss at the Sanctum and Snake Pit at the Clubhouse. I've worked with high level coache...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Marcy Jarreau

Marcy Jarreau is a performer and faculty member at Upright Citizens Brigade. Marcy became a house team performer at UCBNY and then continued on at UCBLA, she can currently be see performing weekly with Search History. She proudly boasts being a member of FIVE HAROLD TEAMS and performing at least ...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Drew Spears

Updated schedule for Sept! Hello! I am Drew Spears of UCB house team Cardinal Redbird. I am now available for day and evening coaching most nights and am eager to work with performers of all levels and performance groups. I am also available for sketch coaching and directing, Spank directing,...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Ashley Holston

Let me coach you!! We'll laugh, we'll learn, we'll lessen the disappointment your parents feel because you've decided to be a clown instead of a doctor. I'm currently on UCBTLA Harold team Dollhouse, the all Black all female improv team Obama's Other Daughters, and Queer World which is compris...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Lee Manning

I love improv and want to coach your team! I’ve been on UCB Mess Hall teams Green Light, GO! and Sparky, and UCB Digital team The Buzzards. The best scenes start with initiations that express what you find funny. We'll work on getting those ideas out clearly, playing what’s funny, and being ...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Ian Merrigan

Hi! I'm Ian! I'm on the UCB Harold Team Dollhouse. I was on the Mess Hall team Papa Chia. I studied acting at The North Carolina School of the Arts. I'm pretty tall. I'd love to coach your team!
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Lindsey Mallard

Hello loves! I started in Chicago in 2010 at Second City Chicago. I fell in love with improv and character work and began studying at iO Chicago and Annoyance Theater. I am a graduate of the Second City Conservatory, Second City Music Conservatory, and iO Chicago. I was thankful to be put on the ...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Roberto Lewis


Schedule updated about 2 years ago

Matt Schimkowitz

Hi! I'm Matt and I've been studying at UCB since 2013. In that time, I've been accepted into their Advanced Study Improv and Sketch programs, performed on countless indie teams and the Del Close Marathon. Additionally, I've worked, with either through coaching or classes, with likes of Anthon...
Schedule updated about 2 years ago