Coaches

PJ McCormick

Hi, I'm PJ and I'd like to be your coach! I'm currently a performer on Harold team Jetset and I've been on two Mess Hall teams: JLPTP and Bomb Pop. I also perform on Filipino AF and I'm a writer/actor on the sketch team The Babes. I love to focus on emotional commitment, comedic point of view and...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Julia Meltzer

Hi guys, I'm Julia - I did 4 years on Harold Night, and now perform with Queen George and Toledo Rep. Before Harold Night, I was on a Mess Hall team. I'm on the UCB approved coaches list, I regularly sub Boot Camp and I have coached three Mess Hall teams. My goal in coaching is to make sure ...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Tom Smaldone

Yo, I'm Tom Smaldone! I'm currently on the UCB Messhall Fall 2019 team Possum I've been improvising for 8 years. In Denver, CO I was a part of the prime time group Governor Jack where I had the opportunity to perform with UCB greats like Will Hines, Alex Berg, Billy Merrit, Dave Theune, Sebast...
Schedule updated 5 months 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. If you're just starting out or even if you've been doing it a while and want someone who cares about your shows being good, I'd love to coach you!
Schedule updated 5 months 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago