Coaches

Anna Victoria Salinas

I'm a member of current UCB Harold team LoverBoy and a writer on Maude team Mama. I've done both sketch and improv for more than 6 years here in LA, and my sketch duo John Baxter was a 4-time winner of Sketch Showdown. I've also written professionally on a sketch show for Paramount Network and pr...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Alex Honnet

Former iO Chicago creative director and former co-proprietor Upstairs Gallery. I spent 4 years watching improv 5 nights a week in a theater that I lived in and then spent 3-5 nights a week getting paid to watch improv and have opinions about it. Now I live in LA! I played on the iO Theater...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Keenan Buchanan

Hi! I’m Keenan. I’ve been doing improv since 2005. For the past three years I’ve played with Daddio, we run the Harold and preform bi monthly at The Justin Timberlake Show. As a host of a show I’d love to work with teams with aspirations to do the same. I love improv, think its so great, and woul...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Rachel Chapman

Hello! I've got new availability! Been doing UCB since 2010. I've had great teachers like Brandon Gardner, Anthony Atamanuik, Alex Berg, Billy Merritt, Chris Gethard, and John Lutz to name a few. I've also been on two Mess Hall teams, Shimmy! and The Up and Up, and I host The Telephone Show...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Courtney Sevener

My name is Courtney Sevener and I want to coach your improv team and/or direct your sketch show. Here's a little about me: I have been improvising for over seven years, specifically at UCBLA since 2015. I was a member of the UCB Mess Hall team Woodson, and currently write for Maude Night with ...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Jonathan Harris

Hello! I've been a performer at UCB since 2012. I've been on the Harold team DiCaprio and the Mess Hall teams Tusk and Bad Seed. I focus on grounded characters, group dynamics (listening!) and comedic heightening. I believe that anyone can learn to do good improv. So much of it comes down to t...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Liz Galalis

Hey! I'm Liz - actress, writer, and improviser. I was a house team performer at The PIT in NYC for several years. Additionally, I've studied and performed at UCBNY and UCBLA. I've appeared on The Joel McHale Show (Netflix) and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central). You may have ...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Stephen Sanow

My coaching focuses on finding the fun unusual, playing the game instead of discussing it, and expanding the world and the characters that live in it! I've been studying improv at UCB since 2014 and have learned from Anthony Atamanuik, Brandon Gardner, Eric Tanouye, Patrick Noth, Amanda Sitko...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Glennis LaRoe

*IMPROV & CHARACTER/SKETCH COACH, DIRECTOR & HEADSHOT PHOTOGRAPHER!* I'm a bicoastal, LA-based improviser and character comedian and want to help you hone your skills at both! I have toured and performed at colleges & festivals worldwide, performing with improv legends Colin Mochrie & Greg Pro...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Michael Capristo

UCB-approved coach, performer on UCB team Mondegreen, and a writer for the Maude teams Jimmy Buick, Mr Bird, and Baseball. I've been performing improv since 2008 and coaching since 2012. I coach all levels but especially like teams trying to transition from "we have fun" to "we're fun to watch" ...
Schedule updated 9 months ago