Coaches

Jeremy Bent

I've studied at the UCB & Magnet for years with many great instructors, and I perform regularly with the groups Thank You, Robot and UCB's Bucky at our weekly Friday show, Thank F%@# It's Friday. I'm also a former member of the UCB musical team Rumpleteaser and the PIT musical team Hello, and use...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Matt Czap.

Hey, I'm Matt. I want to be your coach and help you be better improvisers. I've been improvising since 2007 and have studied at the UCB since 2011. I'm currently on the UCB Harold team, Highwater and previously with Moose, Zaddy, and The Union. I was also in the Way of the Samurai, Real Door M...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Christopher Scott

Current mantras: Do your first thought. Trust in the first few lines. Have empathy for your own character. Chris has been coaching with extreme passion since 2009 (performing since 2006). You can subscribe to his weekly thoughts on improv newsletter at https://tinyletter.com/CAScott Chri...
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Nicole Drespel

Nicole is an actor and teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She is a member of the Harold team Bucky and has appeared in performance workshops for The Time Capsule and Suck My Dick. She was previously a member of Harold teams Robber Baron and dybbuk and appeared in This is About Smith...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Silvia Menendez

Hi! My name is Silvia and I'd love to coach you! I perform on UCB's Lloyd Night with Bounce House. I've taken classes at UCB with Johnna Scrabis, Lou Gonzalez, Anthony Appruzzese, Molly Thomas, and Caroline Martin. Former indie teams include Just A Phase and Heavy Cream. I love working on emotion...
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Elana Fishbein

Elana is a teacher and performer at the Magnet Theater. She can be seen on stage with the Armando Diaz Experience, Magnet Theater TourCo, solo as Pepita (winner of Inspirado and San Diego's Best of the Fest), and in her two-woman play, Sisters Three (New York Times Critic's Pick). She's featured ...
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Curran Connor

Hi all, I'm Curran. I love improv, and I would love to coach your team or practice group. I'm currently performing with the UCBT Harold team Captain (ahoy), and I'm a former member of the Lloyd team The Outlaw. Past/Present Indie teams include Gym Crush, Pony Danza, and I Love Juicy. I've been...
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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...
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Timothy Agius

Hey, there! I’m an improviser active in NY’s UCB and Magnet theaters, most notably the UCB Theatre Academy/Advanced Performance shows Director’s Cut: The Improvised Movie, The Apocalypse, Final Frontiers: Improvised Star Trek, Hell’s Kitchen: A Nightmare Show and The Excellent Cadaver. I think...
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Patrick Keene

Hi, I have been studying at UCB since 2013 under a number of great teachers including Anthony Atamanuik, Lydia Hensler, Nicole Drespel, Silvija Ozols, Ryan Karels, James Dwyer and Alex Dickson at an advanced level. I am currently a member of UCB's Touring Company for their '18/'19 season, the...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago