Coaches

Meghan Ross


Schedule updated about 4 years ago

Sam Rogal

I have been on several house teams at the Magnet Theater and am currently enrolled in Advanced Study at UCB. My goal is to try to be the kind of improv coach that I have always liked; energetic, fun, organized, responsible, and, most importantly, willing to listen to what a group needs and pl...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Rachel MacRae Bouton

​Rachel Bouton currently appears as a member of the touring musical improv company Broadway's Next Hit Musical, as the host of Phaedra's Cabaret (Flux Industries), and as a member of the musical improv house team Vern (People's Improv Theatre). She is also the creative director behind This is You...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Ted White

Hi. My name's Ted. I was genetically engineered for improv comedy. Currently, I teach improv with SirenSong Productions, and have taught improv to children ages 8-16 at Creative Arts Music Performance (CAMP). Currently, I perform with Talon at the Queen's Secret Improv Club, Ima...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Samantha Jane Gurewitz

I've been doing improv since 2005 and studied under the most amazing teachers like Armando Diaz, Chris Gethard, Christina Gausas, Joe Wengert, Anthony King, Charlie Todd and Michael Delaney. I was on the Magnet house team Harlequin and in Billy Merritt's awesome UCB show The Ninja. I've been in t...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Mehdi Barakchian

MehdI currently teaches for the PIT and coaches for the 10,000 hours program. You can catch him performing weekly with PIT house team HOLIDAY. He was born in New York City and currently lives in New Jersey — and doesn’t care for your opinion on the matter. He has studied sketch and improv at The ...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Natalia Plaza

- Was rejected by Story Pirates. - Won 3rd place in the 2015 NBC/UCBT Diversity Showcase Scholarship - Came to the UCBT in 2011. - Began coaching in September 2013 for a mash up practice group and then coached Leisure Class for the good part of 6 months. She coached Squalor until Nick F...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Jon Hess

I've been taking IMPROV classes at the theatre since 2012 (but like really early 2012) with Anthony Atamanuik, Abra Tabak, John Frusciante, Shannon O'Neill, and Lydia Hensler (101-ASH, respectively), along with workshops taught by Billy Merritt, Alex Berg, Will Hines, Mel Cowan, and a host of oth...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Pedro Alcocer


Schedule updated over 4 years ago

Siobhan Thompson

Hey friends! I, Siobhan Thompson, would like to coach your improv and/or sketch team and/or life??? Here's some cool stuff about me. I've been on a Maude team at UCB for three years, two as an actor and one as an actor/writer, and I've taken a bunch of improv classes. I'm also a working SAG actor...
Schedule updated over 4 years ago