Coaches

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 UCB, A Big Dumb Thing at UCB, Hollywood Paws at UCB or with The Boys of Varejao all over this Shit Town. He produces videos and also writes articl...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Morgan Phillips

I've coached hundreds of teams over the last decade plus, including house teams from the UCB, Magnet and PIT. Also a teacher at UCB. I love working on existing structures (Harold, Monoscene, Spokane, etc.), and/or helping groups develop their own original forms. I've been studying and perfo...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Lynae DePriest

My performance life started in theatre, which I still also study and perform today. I received my B.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. That's also where I started doing a lot of sketch and improv. I started studying at UCB in 2014 and have taken ...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Jason Sweeten

~SKETCH ONLY~ Jason is a writer for Maude Night. He’s currently on Glamour College; he previously wrote for What Would Do and Choir. Jason’s other UCB credits include: The Queerball Sketch Show (writer), Jay Malsky Slept With My Boyfriend (director), and The Swamp: This Month In Politics (writ...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

A.J. Patton

Hi! My name is AJ and I want to coach your improv team! I have been performing at UCB since 2011. I am currently a member of the UCB Touring Company and can be seen on Lloyd night with my team Doing Hugs (formerly with Lloyd team Zaddy) or performing around NYC with indie improv teams Free Kitt...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Carolyn Egan

Heyoo it's Carolyn. I am a performer at UCBT's Lloyd night with the team "Fight Clurb" and I wanna be your coach! I have been performing improv since 2013, I have been a house team member at The Armory and I have performed with a plethora of indie teams that currently includes "Buscemi" and "Ch...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Billy Soco

Hey there! I'm Billy Soco and I'm an improviser, actor, and writer who would love to coach your team! I'm currently performing on Magnet house teams Kittyhawk (musical improv on Tue nights; we have recently performed a Rock Opera) and Big Whoop (improv on Wed nights; we are playing with a One...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Stephen Sherwood

Hi! I'm an actor/writer/comedian from the Bay Area, California. I studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Creative Writing and Theatre at Hunter College. I've studied improv everywhere: The PIT, UCB, Reckless (when they were a thing), and BCC (a new Annoyance thing). I've w...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Louie Pearlman

Hi! Veteran improv instructor and performer with 16 years of experience in the New York comedy scene. I have experience with students of all ages and with coaching many different types of improv, including non-musical, musical and hip-hop improv. I also do a lot of improv instruction in the corpo...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Jarret Berenstein

Jarret Berenstein has been teaching and performing improv and sketch in NYC since 2007. He was part of the Magnet house team Junior Varsity which just finished a 12 year run. He's written and performed three solo sketch shows which have won a Timeout NY's Critics' Pick, the Best Solo Show award a...
Schedule updated 2 months ago