Coaches

Ben Stanton

Hi my name is Ben Stanton and I want to coach your improv! You may know me from my Lloyd team "Havoc", or my last two Lloyd teams, "Blush,” and “Hotel Hotel.” I love working on improv and luckily know lots about it! During our practices together I will clearly communicate with you about your p...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Bridgette Rizkalla


Schedule updated 3 months ago

Jessica Henderson

Hey Gang! I am excited to explore the magic of Improv and Comedy with you! I know, cue rolling eyes. I want to explore what it means to do improv intuitively. How do we create truly compelling stories on stage? How do we create a new form that best serves the team? I can help! I have taught work...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Jon Dimakopoulos

I’ve been taking classes at UCB since 2011 and I’ve been teching Harold Night/ASSSSCAT for 2+ years now so I’ve seen shows! I LOVE focusing on simply having FUN in improv, always agreeing with your scene partner in many ways other than just verbally, and making the unique thing about you pop. ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Rachel Chada

Hey! What’s up? Hello! TLDR: If your team is interested in... - Finding a form that works for you - Pushing yourselves to make bigger, bolder choices - Building stronger team dynamics - Adding a lil theatricality to your sets - Eating snacks ...I’m your gal! I’ve been studying...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Morgan Phillips

(Bio below the bracketed plug) [Next private improv workshop, Saturday 11/3, is on organic scenework. No more meandering scenes or forced unusual things! Find unique games quickly and effortlessly, and crush your next show or audition. $30 each, no more than 12 people. Email me at morgan...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Maritza Montañez

Hi hi! I perform and teach at the UCB Theatre and Training Center. I currently improvise with Party City on Harold Night, Living Room: The First Generation, and 50/Cincuenta. I previously improvised with Lloyd teams seventeen and The Nightmare, hosted Kaleidoscope, and performed with UCB ASPs ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Kelsey Bailey

I'm Kelsey. I want to unleash your love of improv and impress you with my knowledge of all things Meryl Streep. I've been honing my improv skills at UCB since 2012. I am a member of the Harold team Fluffty and former house teams Sleuth and Brash Teen. I co-produce and perform in Here & Queer, ...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Maggie Goodman

Maggie Goodman is a Chicago-trained improviser, writer, producer, and actor with 5 years of coaching experience in LONG and SHORT FORM, MUSICAL IMPROV, and SKETCH. She is a graduate of iO/Second City/Annoyance with experience at UCB and as a former member of The Second City House Ensemble. Her...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Connor Ratliff

I'm a member of The Stepfathers, and you can see me performing in ASSSSCAT on Sunday nights at UCB Chelsea. Also, I play the role of "Connor," an improv student, in Mike Birbiglia's Don't Think Twice. If any available times open up, I will update my schedule to reflect that. But if you don...
Schedule updated 4 months ago