Coaches

Lynsey Bonell

Hey! I'd love to work with you and your improv team! I've taught, coached and studied improv in London, Sydney and New York, and performed in festivals across the world with some great teams. Whether you're just starting out or wanting to explore new forms I'll work with you to set goa...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Ralf Jean-Pierre

Hello! I'm Ralf! I've been improvising non-stop most of my life, and I would love to coach your team. My approach is about embracing vulnerability, and finding your most playful, liberated self! I'm excited to work with teams who want to have more fun, be less self-conscious! My style i...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Jessica Morgan

Hi! I want to coach you! I am a performer on the UCBT weekend team Bucky. I spent three glorious years on Harold Night with Some Kid, Brightlight, and 32k. I am also a member of the indie teams Wicked City, Funky Hard Beats, and Current Ex Boyfriend. I perform musical improv with Rumpletea...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Matt Starr

I'm Matt and I would love to coach your improv team or direct your sketch team. I currently perform on Harold Night with Mermaids and around country with the UCB Touring Company. On the indie scene, I perform with Matt & Lily, Jump On Three, McJagger, and Galahad. In the past, I performed on t...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Sam Naismith

Sam is a comedian who moved to New York in 2014 and will die in New York in 2034. You have probably seen him perform with Steakhouse on Lloyd Night at UCBT, A Big Dumb Thing at UCBT, or with The Boys of Varejao all over this Shit Town. He produces videos and writes articles for Funny or Die. You ...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Rachel Taenzler

Hello! I am a performer on the UCBT Lloyd team Statham and UCB's TourCo. I was previously on the Lloyd team Judy Big Mouth. I've been studying at UCB since 2013 with a billion great teachers. I was in The Future is Female advanced class (Abra Tabak), as well as the ASPs The Mixtape (Frank Garc...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Amanda Stafford

Hey, I'm Amanda Stafford and I'd love to work with your team to bring out your best work! I've been studying and creating improv and sketch comedy professionally since 2011, and have an arsenal of training and experience behind me: the PIT (house team member for two seasons), UCB, Magnet, The Hum...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Eric Feurer

Hello! I am a current member and co-director of UCB's house character team, Characters Welcome and a former member of Reckless Theater's house Cat's Cradle team, Dark Sneak Love Action. I've directed Maude teams as well as indie sketch groups, and I currently teach character classes both indep...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Otter Lee

Hi, I'm Otter, and I'd love to coach your long form improv comedy troupe! I have plenty of exercises and warm ups up my sleeve, but I consider running sets and booking shows to be the best way for a team to bond and improve. I'm happy to advise any group on booking shows and I'll even show up...
Schedule updated 3 months ago

Shem Pennant

Hello. I am writer/performer from South London but based in Brooklyn. I'm also a capoeira professor, video director and trained bujinkan ninjutsu in the Japanese mountains for two years. None of this is relevant to scenework, but it is fun to talk about. I've done a lot of improv all over the wor...
Schedule updated 3 months ago