Coaches

Megan Venzin

Megan Venzin is an actor, writer and comedian hailing from the Bluegrass State. Megan has more than eight years of experience studying improv and plays regularly with Indie darlings The Mannequin Room and UCB's own Suck My Dick. During her time at UCB, Megan has studied under Shannon O'Neill, Wil...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

carrielseidler@gmail.com

First time is free, you don't have to keep me if you don't like me (but you will). Wanna work on agreement, listening and having faith in yourself (and your scene partners) onstage? I love improv that explores all the possibilities of the universe, anything you can imagine can become a part...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Ali Reed

Ali Reed is a musical improv fanatic and would love to coach your musical improv team! A house team member of both The PIT and The Magnet Theaters, Ali also has trained at The UCB under such superstars as Shannon O'Neill, Will Hines, Neil Casey, Chelsea Clarke, Ryan Karels, Achilles Stamatelaky,...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Joanna Bradley

Hey guys! I want to coach your improv team and/or your sketch or solo show! I've been performing sketch and improv at the theater for awhile now: formerly on the Harold team Namaste, currently on the Saturday night team Death By Roo Roo. I've been on Maude night for about three years - first...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Eitan Levine

Be my Million Dollar Babies! I like to focus on scenes that are grounded in reality but have fun, active and BIG game. I will help you be more playful, more natural and more like the Rocky Balboa I know you can be. A New Jersey native, EITAN LEVINE has been performing comedy since he was 15...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Michael Short

Starting out in improv in 1999, Michael Short writes bios in the third person. He's trained with the UCB, Magnet, Second City, and Annoyance in Brooklyn. Which is to say: he pulls from a lot of sources, and believes in using what you need in any one moment. Michael is experienced with everythi...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Matt DeCoster

Are fear and resentment holding back your improv? Are you confused and frustrated by generic rules and half-hearted coaching? I overcame these problems and played on two long-running show at UCB: Monkeydick and Instant Cinema. Let me show you how I did it and save you years of trial-and-error ...
Schedule updated about 5 years ago

Veronica Osorio

Hi! I'm a writer, performer, improviser and producer at UCB Theater. I've been taking classes since 2008 under amazing teachers like: Shannon O'Neill, Anthony King, Zach Woods, Curtis Gwinn, Neil Casey, Kevin Hines, Brian Faas, Abra Tabak, Ryan Karels, Lydia Hensler, Achilles Stamatelaky, Anthony...
Schedule updated over 5 years ago

Ian O'Keeffe

I've been studying improv since 2003. At UCB since Jan 2, 2011. I was a member of my college short form troupe, and founder/teacher for the college long form troupe. I don't need to list the names because you haven't heard of them and they're bad college team names. I've taught classes in Albany....
Schedule updated over 5 years ago

Andy Beckerman

Oh man! Here's the bona fides: been studying at UCB since 2009 under a mess of great teachers including Will and Kevin Hines, Curtis Gwinn, Gavin Speiller, Becky Drysdale and more. Also, I used to be a philosophy professor (no joke) so I have a teaching background. Things I'm good at teaching: gr...
Schedule updated over 5 years ago