Coaches

Heather Woodward

Hello! I'm a UCB Approved Coach and director of the UCB Maude team MAMA, and was on Harold night for several years with YETI and ROCOCO (13-week UCB Cagematch Champions.) Plus I'm a recommended coach/teacher at the Pack and the Improv Space! Before moving to LA where I trained with with Matt B...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

Trevor Tevel

Thanks for checking me out! If you want to see what I'm about; show up this Friday around 10pm at the Westside Comedy Theater for Mission Improvable. I can comp you tickets if you let me know in advance(before 8pm). I've been doing improv for 11 years and love the art form. I tour the country...
Schedule updated 5 months ago

James III

James III teaches improv and characters at the Upright Citizens Brigade in LA (where he currently performs on Characters Welcome) and directs sketch at The Ruby. He formerly taught at UCB-NY and was a house performer for five years appearing on Harold Night, Maude Night, and TourCo. He has also t...
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Mike Christian

Mike Christian has studied and performed improv for the past five years at UCB, iO West, and elsewhere. He's been on the UCB Mess Hall teams Bordeaux and Roxbury. He's also a writer and performer at the Pack Theater with his current sketch team Gutter. He has an MFA in Fiction and would love to c...
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Yeshua Malik

Hi! I'd love to coach your improv team! I've been improvising since 2013, and studied Stanislavski method at conservatory. I love focusing scene tops, strong points of view, space work, and acting. I can find where your team is at, see where you wanna go, and take you there, while keeping fun at ...
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Jeremy Sender

I'm back in LA and genuinely excited to coach! I started training at UCB in 2013, and performed on a Mess Hall team in 2015. Then I moved to Chicago, trained at iO and Annoyance, and stated playing on iO Harold teams in 2017. I also performed and taught at the UCB-style theater Under The Gun, fou...
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Mia Schauffler

Hi, my name is Mia and I'd love to coach your team! I currently perform on the UCB Harold team Leroy, and was previously on the Harold Teams Vulture and Dollhouse, and the Mess Hall team Busters. I'd love to help your team work on labeling, justifying and getting everyone on the same page.
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Jiavani Linayao

Jiavani Linayao is available to coach musical improv, improv forms, montage and practice groups. A queer woman of color, she brings diverse perspective to her improv coaching. Her practices are upbeat and fun and her direction is clear and applicable. Jiavani performs on the UCB mainstages wi...
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Clay Larsen

Hi there. I’m Clay. I’ve been doing improv for ten years, and have been performing at UCB since 2006. I’ve been on five UCB-LA Harold teams (Empty Threat, Perfect Crime, Hugboat, Elroy, and The Racquet), done tons of other shows around the theater (Sketch Cram, Maude Night, Spank slots, bit sh...
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Hannah Boreal Kanengieter

Hey guys I'm Hannah and I'd love to coach ya! I currently perform on the UCBLA Harold Team LoverBoy and was formerly on the Harold Team Crush and Mess Hall Team Fetch. My indie team Parker Posey has also been running a show in the Inner Sanctum for three years. I've been doing improv in Los Angel...
Schedule updated 5 months ago