Coaches

Alex Armesto

I’ve been doing improv and loving it for about 7 years. I began my training by studying with Mainstage Improv. I’ve been studying and performing with UCB since I’ve lived in New York. I have also studied with various members of The Annoyance and members of Chicago teams so I have a good range of ...
Schedule updated 28 days ago

Roderick O'Toole

Hi, I’m Rod and I’d love to coach you! I perform on UCB's Lloyd night with a team of real sweeties called Buckets! and I've been in ASPs such as The Reunion and Someone Saw Something. Since 2015 I’ve studied at Second City in Chicago and at UCB here in New York where I’ve been taught/coached by...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Willy Appelman

Willy Appelman is an actor, writer and improvisor based in Brooklyn. He performed on Maude Night at UCBT with FANTASY and The Classic, and at Magnet Theater with The Armando Diaz Experience. Willy has appeared in videos for Budweiser, Comedy Central, Sesame Street, TruTV and Google. His writin...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Sebastian Conelli

Sebastian is a writer and performer from Staten Island, New York. He has studied and performed improv and sketch comedy at the Magnet Theater and the Upright Citizen Brigade Theater since 2010. He has had the privilege of studying under Peter McNerney, Armando Diaz, Russ Armstrong, Jordan Kleepe...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Anne Hogan

Hey! I'm Anne Hogan and I'd be super excited to work with your team. Let's figure out what makes you tick and get into it! I'm a big proponent of the basics--listening, reacting, and trusting yourself and your team so you can create something really cool together. I love to play around with ph...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Sara Kalkstein

Musical improv, baby!!!
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Rachel Taenzler

Hello! I am a performer on the UCBT Lloyd team Dog People and UCB's TourCo. I was previously on the Lloyd teams Statham and 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 Mix...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Shane Nielsen

Hello! I would love to coach your team/practice group! I'm currently on the UCB Harold team, Game 7. I was previously on the UCB Lloyd team, The Outlaw. Past/present indie teams include: Gym Crush, I Love Juicy, and Muffy. Thanks for reading this and have a great day.
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Rachel Chada

Hey! What’s up? Hello! Surprise, surprise, I'd LOVE to coach your team! Whether you're interested in basic scene work, finding a form that works for you, or adding a lil theatricality to your sets; I'm your gal! I’ve been studying that sweet, sweet prov at UCB since 2016 under such improv ...
Schedule updated about 1 month 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 about 2 months ago