Coaches

Rich Baker

Rich currently teaches at The Second City Hollywood and the Westside Comedy Theatre. His two man troupe Rollin' In Riches performs at theatres and festivals around the country. And he can be seen as part of the Mission IMprovable ensemble. He's performed for The Second City, Mission Improvable...
Schedule updated almost 5 years ago

Stephen Perlstein

I help improv students to strengthen their improv basics that they can apply to every type of improv. I do this by trying a variety of forms to work strengths and challenge growth areas, getting lots of reps in every practice, and praising the good work people bring to practices. I'm proud to ...
Schedule updated almost 5 years ago

Jason Sheridan

Jason is a member of the popular Los Angeles improv team Kid Grift. He is an alum of UCB's Harold Night and a regular performer at The Tournament of Nerds. He has studied sketch and improv with Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Chad Carter, Billy Merritt, Danielle Schneider, Drew DiFonzo Marks, Brett Chr...
Schedule updated almost 5 years ago

Maggie Mae Fish

Hey there! I'm a iO Chicago alumna and have studied at iO Chicago, Second City, The Annoyance, and UCBLA. I'm currently on the iO West Harold Team "Husky" and indie team "It's Pauline!" I was previously on "Red Coat Presidents" and my two-man team "Nice Guys." I've also coached teams at iO ...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Justin Uretz

Currently a member of iO Harold Team MAX and indie teams Herr Doktor and Tiny Butts. Originally from Chicago. Have been performing improv/sketch in Los Angeles for the past ten years.
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Danny Mora

Studied improvisation at iO theater with Del Close, Charna Halpern, Noah Gregoropoulos, Miles Stroth and Craig Cackowski. Also studied at the Annoyance Theater with Mick Napier. Founding member of influential iO Chicago harold team "People of Earth" and "3033". Improvising weekly since the late 9...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Mark Ranft

I'm Mark and I've been doing improv for almost a decade now. I was most recently on the mess hall team Scalene at UCB. I've taken classes with Groundlings, Second City, iO and UCB. I have experience with short and long form improv, and of course the sacred Harold. My coaching style is focused o...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Michael Warren

Hey, I'm Michael! I've been studying improv and sketch at UCB since 2010 and the PIT since 2012. I'm a former member of improv teams No Stupids (runners-up of UCB's Indie Cage Match, monthly PIT Loft show), Hey Captain! (winners of UCB's Indie Cage Match), and lots & lots more. I'm also a foundin...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Emily Durrett

Hi! I'm Emily and oh boy would I love to coach your team. I'm currently a member of the UCBLA Harold team The Dragons, and was previously on the Harold team Knucklepuck! In addition to my UCB teams, I regularly perform with my indie team Fresh Hell. This is the point in the bio where I've become ...
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Edgar Momplaisir

Yooo--I've been doing improv since 2010. I'm on UCB Harold team DiCaprio, Backpackers (host of the The UPN Show), and indie darling Arcade Currency (opened for Outside Dog, Cardinal Redbird, and Cook County.......). Im big on raising the stakes, labeling/framing unusual behavior and committi...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago