Coaches

Mike Poole

I'm Mike Poole I love donuts and I'd love to coach your improv team. I've been improvising since 2011 and studying at UCB since 2015. I'm currently on Lloyd team "Statham". I've studied under James Dwyer, Silvija Ozols, Aaron Jackson, Nicole Drespel, Ben Rameaka, Zack Willis, Achilles Stamatel...
Schedule updated about 9 hours ago

Chris Griswold

Discover how simple good improv can be. Learn to trust yourself and stop overthinking. Overcome your obstacles and learn to perform effortlessly. Let's figure out where you and your group want to go - I will get you there. As a professional coach with 20 years experience, I can coach students ...
Schedule updated about 10 hours ago

Stephen Thornton

Honest truth...my style of improv is a little different than what you tend to find here, in NYC. I've been studying improvisation for over 17 years, but I haven’t followed the typical path of studying at one of the major schools. Instead, I’ve done a smorgasbord of different styles and techniques...
Schedule updated about 12 hours ago

Abe Woycke

Hey, how's it going? I'm Abe, and I love improv and have a passion for improv education. I want to help you and your team get better, whether it's working on a specific skill (ie group games, truly supportive walkons, framing, etc.), a specific form (Harold, monoscene, etc.) or honing, improvi...
Schedule updated about 16 hours ago

Mike Zakarian

I have been studying and performing improv since 2011. I got my start at ImprovBoston where I performed on Harold Night as well as the ImprovBoston National Touring Company. I recently moved to NYC where I began studying at UCB and Reckless. I'm a member of UCB's Cage Match Semi-finalist Physical...
Schedule updated about 18 hours ago

Leah Evans

Hello! My name is Leah. Chances are if you've been performing in the city, or are a new team looking for stage time, you've been on one of my shows. I've performed at many NYC venues including PIT (mainstage and underground), PIT Loft, Magnet, UCB, UCBeast, The Tank (I'm the founder of their hous...
Schedule updated 1 day ago

Matthew Woods

Hello I'm Matthew, and I'm here to help out! I've been studying improv since 2014. I'm the executive produce/director/coach of Improvised Buffy at Under St. Marks. I also producer/host Improv MD at The Peoples Improv Theater. My biggest influences in improv have been Kate Zelensky, Tari...
Schedule updated 1 day ago

Matt Aromando

Hello, I'm interested in coaching your improv or sketch team! I've been performing improv since 2011 and writing sketch since 2012. In improv, I like to focus on listening, relationships, game, and keeping scenes grounded. I can also help practicing forms such as the Harold, Monoscene, La Ronde,...
Schedule updated 1 day ago

Mark Dowling

UCB since 2010. I'll coach you.
Schedule updated 1 day ago

Sam Naismith

Hello my OGs I'm a comedian who moved to New York in 2014 and will die in New York in 2034. You have probably seen me perform with Steakhouse at Lloyd Night at UCBT, at A Big Dumb Thing at UCBT, or with The Boys of Varejao all over this Shit Town. I write articles for Funny or Die and pilots for ...
Schedule updated 1 day ago