Coaches

John Purcell

My name is John Purcell and I would love to coach your indie team/practice group. I have performed with the UCB NY Harold teams Apollo and Some Kid. I also performed with the UCB LA Mess Hall team Busters. I’m particularly interested in focusing on realistic behavior, justifications that are b...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Artoun Nazareth

Well hello there! My name is Artoun, and I'd love to be your coach! I'm currently on the UCB Harold team GHOST and was previously on the UCB messhall team Tusk. As for sketch and character I was on the 2019 UCB Characters Welcome team as well as a mime sketch troupe in Boston and in LA for over 6...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Cassi Jerkins

Hello! I’ve been studying and performing improv at UCB since 2014. I’ve been on two Mess Hall teams, Hot Hot Goss and Lotion’s 11. I like to focus on getting improvisers out of their head, supporting each other and call me crazy... Have fun! I’ve studied improv with Will Hines, Johnny Meeks, J...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

Alexis Rhiannon

I've been training with UCBT since 2010, and I currently perform on the UCBTLA Harold Team Cheeks. (I also lived in New York for ten years, where I was on the Harold Team Highwater and the Lloyd Team Horse Girl. I am both old and wise and young and hot.) I'm into grounded, truthful, patient im...
Schedule updated over 3 years ago

PJ McCormick

Hi, I'm PJ and I'd like to be your fortune teller! I'm currently a performer on Harold team Jetset and I've been on two Mess Hall teams: JLPTP and Bomb Pop. I also read palms, tarot cards and blood. I love focusing on dead relatives and relaying messages to loved ones. My rate is $15,000/hr. Hope...
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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 ...
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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...
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Mikey Stephens

Whassup! My name is Mikey Stephens and I would love to coach your team! I currently perform on the UCB LA Harold Team BITCHIN' and previously performed on the Harold Team HEARTTHROB and the UCB Mess Hall Team POWERLINE. My goal is to understand your style as a team and nurture that. My focus i...
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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...
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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 over 3 years ago