Coaches

Danny Mastrangelo

*** Please note: My regular schedule is currently full. You can still contact me for one-offs, but I'm not taking on any more regular teams at the moment. Thanks! Hi there! I'm a trained coach from iOWest and have specifically studied improv coaching under Craig Cackowski (Dasariski) and Dave ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Julia Meltzer

Hi guys, I'm Julia - I'm on the UCB Harold Team Queen George (this is my fourth year on Harold Night) and in the cast of monthly show 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 coach Mess Hall. My goal in ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Jim Woods

Hi! I'm Jim Woods. I perform with the Smokes at UCBTLA Franklin. I've been a performer at UCB, Io Chicago/West, Second City, Boom Chicago, Comedy Sportz and am a co-founder of the FA Theater in London. My goal as a coach is to help you walk the line of how to make your improv as easy as possible ...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

James Mannion

I'm currently a member of the UCB Harold team Leroy. In the past I was on the Harold team Dollhouse and the Mess Hall team TKO, and I'm on the indie team Nevada Pajamas. I've been doing improv for over a decade and taking classes at UCB since 2015. I love doing improv and I love talking about im...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Meg Joh

Hi! I coach improv and direct sketch and staged shows! I have performed on both UCB stages many times with my teams WILD, Spunky Moms, Hot Second, and more... I am an invested coach that creates specific plans for what you are working on as a team. My improv coaching style is most influenced by ...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Lou Gonzalez

Hey! I'm Lou! I love working with teams on building scenes together and making bold choices. I have worked with tons of forms and even some awesomely weird experimental ones and would love to share my experience (doing improv/sketch comedy in nyc since 2009) and knowledge with y'all. B...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Jacquis Neal

Yo. I'd love to coach you and your team. I'm a UCB approved coach and a house team member on teams like UCB Harold Team, Dollhouse and UCB Maude Team, Emerald. I also host the improv show Dramedy at UCB with my indie team Some Kinda Monster, with whom we do an improvised Law and Order, our creat...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Lauren Knutti

Hi, pups! I'm an actor/improviser/writer who wants to coach ya! I'm on the UCB Harold team Heartthrob and was on the UCB Mess Hall team Woodson. Before moving to LA and studying at the UCB, I did years of improv and sketch in Austin at ColdTowne Theater. I have a plethora of fun exercises. Let...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Tom Smaldone

Hey everyone! Would love to coach your team. I've performing improv since 2011. 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, Sebastian Conelli and more. As guests of o...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Bre Forkes

I’ve been improvising for 7 years. I’ve studied with Second City in Chicago, and UCB and Groundlings in Los Angeles. I taught improv for 3 years in Denver at various theaters, as well as workshops on character, forms, and two-prov. I co-produced a duo show for 3 years and watched literally hundre...
Schedule updated 5 months ago