Coaches

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 6 days 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 about 2 months 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 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 4 months 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 5 months ago

Amanda Breen

Hey! Currently coaching via Zoom for any teams interested! Past (that is sad) Info: I'm a house team performer at UCB. Currently, I'm a member of the Harold Team, Calico. Previously (but forever in my heart), I was on the Lloyd Team, Hometown Tigers. I co-host of the Improv Jam, The Lady Jam ...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Brandon Zelman

Brandon ZOOMan. Zoomprov=Mission_Objective.exe Go Digital. No need to get RUSTY. Beep Boop 000101010100001010111101010010100101000. _Teams_ Calico (Harold Night) Promises (Harold Night, Lloyd Night, Multi-Time UCBW Cage Match Winners) Brief Dragon (Hosts of Indie Cage Match) The Trial...
Schedule updated 7 months ago

Betsy Helmer

Hey, hey, hey! I would love to coach your practice group or improv team! I have experience coaching over zoom, and would love to help you keep your skills sharp. Pre pandemic, I was on UCB's Lloyd night teams, "MONEY, money" and "Din Din." I'm in UCB's Academy and I'm an actor who does theater,...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Zach Young

Zach is writer and performer born and raised in Brooklyn. He's been studying and performing improv for over 10 years at UCB and can be seen performing with his Lloyd team Shrecc and his indie team You Remind Me of Rihanna. He would love to work with your practice group or team, if you have any...
Schedule updated 8 months ago

Leah Evans

Hello! My name is Leah. Chances are if you've been performing in the city, or are a new team looking for stage time, you've been on one of my shows. I've performed at many NYC venues including PIT, Magnet, UCB, UCBeast, The Tank, Creek and Cave, and many more. I served as Artistic Associate at Th...
Schedule updated 10 months ago