Coaches

Alexa Loftus

Hello, I'm Alexa Loftus and I'm an LA based improviser, writer, and stand up who has studied sketch and improv at UCB since 2011. Before that, I graduated from The Conservatory at Second City Chicago. I've performed on the UCB Harold Team Knucklepuck, and the Mess Hall teams Parade and Fetch. I a...
Schedule updated about 1 month 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 1 month ago

Andrew Stanton

I have been doing improv since 2007, I was on two house teams at the Philly Improv Theater, and I've taught workshops in Philadelphia and in the UK. I was on the UCBTLA Mess Hall team Tusk, and am currently on Harold Night with Heartthrob. My focus is not on the technical, but on making bold c...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Jason Van Glass

I believe that practice makes perfect, and I would like to help you make the most of your practice sessions, with a focus on grounded play, careful listening, and organic discovery. I've been studying improv since 2011 at UCB and at the Pack Theater, where I performed on a house team for 4 yea...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Patrick Polsin

Howdy! I'm Patrick and I'm excited to coach your team or practice group! I have been on two excellent Messhall teams, Shimmy! And RINGO; former host of Minor League Harold Night at the clubhouse; Currently produce and host HOT TAKES! At the inner sanctum. I’m a big proponent of creating clea...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Erich Rheinhart Tamola

Erich Tamola is a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. He was on UCB house teams: Mondegreen (Harold Night), Busters (Mess Hall) ,& Biscuits (Mess Hall). Erich co-hosted the long running 'k3wlAZN420 Show' at the UCB Inner Sanctum. He co-produces & co-hosts the 'Fil...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Jozef Fahey

Hey! My name’s Joe and I’m available to coach your improv team! I'm a member of UCB Harold team, Jetset! I was previously on two mess hall teams: Rumple and Ringo! I also run the weekly Clubhouse show, Mach Improv. I’ve studied under Suzi Barrett, Dan Lippert, James Mastraieni, Mike McLendon, Gav...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Mary Sasson

Hello! I am a performer, and have been on the house team Winslow since 2011. I also perform stand-up and sketch around Los Angeles. I am a supportive and enthusiastic coach. I am great at diagnosing issues, and working with teams to make them stronger.
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Jesse Esparza

Hi! My name is Jesse Esparza and I'm looking to coach more improv teams. I focus on playing emotionally, having a strong opinion, reacting, simplifying scenes, and following the fun. I'm on the UCB Maude team Bombardier. I was on the UCB Maude team ALL IN, the Mess Hall team Bad Seed, the all...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Don Fanelli

Hello LA! My name is Don Fanelli After performing and teaching out of UCBNY for over 6 years I decided to move out here for the lemon trees. Now I will awkwardly list why I think I would be a great coach for you: -- Been coaching for over 8 years, including many Harold and Lloyd teams, as well...
Schedule updated 3 months ago