Coaches

Vince Yap

Hey, I'm a UCBTLA performer! I've been really fortunate to be on Harold night with the teams Vulture, Cookieburg, and now CHEEKS. I co-host Happy Hour with Miss Golightly in the Inner Sanctum every Tuesday night at 8:30p-- submit your team! I was formerly on Mess Hall team Eclaire Danes. I curren...
Schedule updated about 1 year 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 over 1 year ago

Rekha Shankar

Hey! I'm a comedian and writer and NY --> LA transplant. I was on the UCBTNY Harold team Moose, and UCBTNY Lloyd teams Southpaw and Barrymore. I am presently on the UCBTLA Harold Team, Bitchin', and was formerly on the Mess Hall Teams Rumple and Sparky. I'm also the recent former head writer at ...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago

Clare Loughran

Hello! I'm an actor, singer, writer, and trained clown who has studied at UCB for over five years. I performed with Biscuits, one of the first Mess Hall teams, as well as several main stage shows. I like to find the wonder and fun in scenes to make things easier and honest (and funny). Because of...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago

Miranda Rae Hart

Miranda Rae Hart is a Los Angeles based improviser, comedian, and actor from frigid upstate New York. She’s studied long and hard at the storied Upright Citizens Brigade. Her house team ‘Shimmy!’ were known for being the loudest messhall team in history. She has also studied at The Groundlings a...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago

Jace Armstrong

Former member of four UCB Harold teams; DIRT, 8 Babies, DunkTank, and Mister Town City. Currently in the group Small Town, performing the La Ronde monthly at UCB. I have over 15 years of improv experience and have trained with Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Julie Brister, Craig Cackowski, ...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago

Alan Starzinski

Alan Starzinski is an actor, improvisor, and writer living formally of NYC. He has was on Harold teams Sandino and Rocks. He was on the Lloyd team Camp and the Characters Welcome house team. He has been taking classes at UCB since June 2007. He has studied under the finest teachers in New York...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago

Matt Apodaca

Hi! I am on the UCB approved coaches list and I am currently on my 4th year of Harold Night at UCB LA with my team PONY. I've been at UCB since 2012 and work at the podcast network Earwolf. If you're just starting out or even if you've been doing it a while and want someone who cares about...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago

Jen Krueger

Hi! I'm Jen Krueger and I've been doing improv since 2009. I was the Artistic Director of the LA Indie Improv Festival (LAIIF), and a founder/host of The Manifesto Show for its 5 years on the indie scene. I've trained and performed with Ian Roberts, Alex Berg, Eugene Cordero, Alex Fernie, Will Hi...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago

Caroline Cotter

Hi! I've been taking classes at UCB since 2009, and teaching since 2015. I was recently on the Mess Hall 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 H...
Schedule updated over 1 year ago