Coaches

Rachael Mason

Hi! My name is Rachael Mason! I have taught at UCB for the last nine years and I coach sketch and improv around town. I have studied improv and sketch at UCB, PIT and Magnet theaters in New York. My teachers have included Billy Merritt, Michael Delaney, Amy Poehler, Armando Diaz, Ian Roberts...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Genetra Tull

If you're looking for a UCB approved, female person of colour, I'm your lady. I also have a space we can rehearse in if needed. I've studied at both UCB and IO: West. I'm on my third year on the UCB Harold Team Doug Does It was previously on Scream, Vulture and Mondegreen, the formally IO: West H...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

James Dean Saldivar

Yo this is James! I would love to coach your improv team and/or practice group. I have been doing improv since 2015. I run the monthly show Drawing With Sharpies at The Clubhouse and The Inner Sanctum, as a member of the improv group The Silver Sharpies. I have studied primarily at UCBLA, whe...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Mikey Stephens

Whassup! My name is Mikey Stephens and I would love to coach your team clean in the face! I currently perform on UCB Harold Team BITCHIN' and previously performed on the Harold Team HEARTTHROB and the UCB Mess Hall Team POWERLINE. My goal is to work with you and discover your intent and style ...
Schedule updated about 2 months 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 about 2 months 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 2 months ago

Curtis Retherford

Host of Improv, Beat by Beat, and currently in Megaplex: The Improvised Movie and on the UCBLA Harold Team GHOST. Previously on 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), Dari...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Ken Beck

Ken Beck began studying improv and sketch at UCBTNY in 2006. Since 2011 he's performed on house Harold and Maude teams in NY. Most recently he can be seen improvising with the cast of Career Day LA, every month at UCBTLA Sunset.
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Eileen Mary O'Connell

Hi there-- I'm Eileen and I have 17 years of improv and sketch experience. I've trained under Billy Merritt, Rebecca Drysdale, Miles Stroth, Jim Zulevic, Molly Erdman, and more. My specialty is genre-based narrative improv. I'll show you how to find your character and how to USE your character to...
Schedule updated 2 months 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 2 months ago