Coaches

Brandon Dzirko

In person improv is coming back, and I'd love to work with you! I’m fully vaccinated so I can coach in person. But if that’s not your jam, Zoom improv practices can be fun too! I was on the Harold Team Game 7 until the theater closed. Before that, I was on Lloyd Bounce House and The Outlaw. I'...
Schedule updated 12 days ago

Chris Griswold

Discover how simple good improv can be. Learn to trust yourself and stop overthinking. Overcome your obstacles and learn to perform effortlessly. Let's figure out where you and your group want to go - I will get you there. As a professional coach with 20+ years experience, I can coach students...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Christopher Scott

Member of Thank You Robot, one of the longest running independent improv teams in NYC. House performer and teacher at UCBNY (for whatever that is worth). What the hell is improv now? I don't know. Let's figure it out. I did learn during 2020 that I hate coaching via zoom. Now I'm full vacci...
Schedule updated about 1 month ago

Alex Cheng

Hey, I'm Alex, I was on house teams at UCB, and I'd love to fight you and your whole group. Oh, you want me to coach you on Zoom instead? That's fun too! My experience: I performed on Harold Night with the spooky freaks of Ritual, I play with the lovely psychos of Asian AF, I was on the iconic...
Schedule updated about 2 months ago

Billy Soco

Hey there! I'm Billy Soco and I'm an actor and improviser who would love to coach your team! I currently perform at Magnet Theater with Musical Megawatt team Kittyhawk (forms: Rock Opera, Monoscene) and Megawatt team Big Whoop (forms: Busy Town, One World, Spokane). I also throw down with al...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Amara Leonard

I'm Amara Leonard and I'm a coach and performer based in NYC. I have experience performing and coaching at The Magnet Theater, The Second City, The PIT, and The Annoyance Theater. I performed sketch, long-form improv, and short form improv with Mee-ow Comedy, Northwestern Sketch TV, and The Ti...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

James Dwyer

I was a performer and teacher at UCB for the past decade all the way up until the theatre ceased all NY operations during the pandemic. My credits at the theatre include The Law Firm, ASSSSCAT, poHa, Strife, One Man Harold, Harold Night and more. My training has primarily been through the UCB ...
Schedule updated 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. Was a teacher at UCB, pre-pandemic. I love working on existing structures (Harold, Monoscene, Spokane, etc.), and/or helping groups develop their own original forms. Excited to coach y...
Schedule updated 2 months ago

Ian Herrin

Hey gang! Let's work together! I am a former UCB NY house team performer and Diversity Jam leader. I also served as the Academic Director for The Greenhouse, an improv guild that offered affordable classes before the pandemic forced us to close. You can find old episodes of my podcast, The...
Schedule updated 4 months ago

Frank Angelini

Hi, I'm Frank! I started improvising in 2007, was a teacher at The Annoyance Theatre NY until its closing and was also the creator and artistic director of The Queen's Secret Improv Club (The QSIC.) I'm currently on the house team Sick Passenger at The PIT, and I've played on Detention and Salt ...
Schedule updated 7 months ago